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 Anna Bouverie (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Peter Bouverie (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Flora Bouverie (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Luke Bouverie (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Ella Pringle (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Daniel Byrne (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Isobel Thomson / ... (4 episodes, 1994)
Madge Hindle ...
 Elaine Dodswell (4 episodes, 1994)
Geoffrey Chater ...
 The Bishop (3 episodes, 1994)
Carol MacReady ...
 Celia Harper (3 episodes, 1994)
Frederick Treves ...
 Colonel Richardson (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Jonathan Byrne (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Marjorie Richardson (3 episodes, 1994)
Helen Fraser ...
 Trish Pardoe (3 episodes, 1994)
George Raistrick ...
 Mr Biddle / ... (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Tim (3 episodes, 1994)
Muriel Pavlow ...
 Miss Dunstable (3 episodes, 1994)
Mary MacLeod ...
 Sister Ignatia (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Laura Marchant (2 episodes, 1994)
Thomas Bradford ...
 Barnaby (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Eleanor Ramsay (2 episodes, 1994)
Jonathan Cecil ...
 Robert Ramsay (2 episodes, 1994)
Yvonne Manners ...
 The Bishop's Wife (2 episodes, 1994)
Jonty Stephens ...
 Steve Mulgrove (2 episodes, 1994)
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Great adaptation of a good novel!
27 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Joanna Trollope's novel "The Rector's Wife" has been made into a inspirational and moving film. Centering on the family struggles of a vicar who refuses to listen to his wife and children, this film shows the slow decay of a stagnant marriage. Lindsay Duncan's portrayal of Anna lights up the screen, showing a emotional yet understated performance. Jonathan Coy plays Peter, a man who has shut himself off from the world to avoid the pain of failure while his wife and two children pay the price. The story is told with a sensitivity and clarity that is lacking with most productions today. Finally available on DVD in the spring, "The Rector's Wife" is yet another great production from across the pond.


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