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 (Series Cast Summary - 1 of 33)

Diana Hardcastle ... Rona Birch (1 episode, 1996)

Series Directed by
David Wheatley (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Catherine Cookson (unknown episodes)
Gordon Hann (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Don Bell .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Ray Marshall .... producer (unknown episodes)
Peter Moth .... executive producer: Tyne Tees Television (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Colin Towns (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Doug Hallows (unknown episodes)
Kevin Rudge (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Mark Day (unknown episodes)
Series Casting by
Susie Bruffin (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Tim Putnam (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Andrew Rothschild (unknown episodes)
Series Costume Design by
Delphine Roche-Gordon (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Suzanna Allaun .... hair stylist / makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Wendy Holmes .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
David Myers .... chief hair stylist / chief makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nael Abbas .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Caroline Richards .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Derek Roberts .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Tony Abrahams .... pre-set props (unknown episodes)
Geoff Blackburn .... props storeman (unknown episodes)
Tom Brooks .... graphics (unknown episodes)
Ray Burridge .... stand-by carpenter (unknown episodes)
Gary Crumpton .... construction manager (unknown episodes)
Jimmy Garrett .... props master (unknown episodes)
Tony Ginnelly .... construction crew (unknown episodes)
Malcolm Law .... construction crew (unknown episodes)
Steven Leadbitter .... construction crew (unknown episodes)
Derek Miller .... stand-by painter (unknown episodes)
Geoff Newton .... stand-by props (unknown episodes)
Carol Payne .... production buyer (unknown episodes)
Paul Reynolds .... construction crew (unknown episodes)
Ritchie Tonge .... stand-by props (unknown episodes)
Carol Turner .... art department assistant (unknown episodes)
Ian Walton .... construction crew (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Martin Beresford .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Nic Grant .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Richard King .... dubbing mixer (unknown episodes)
Danny Longhurst .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Scott Peters .... special effects technician (unknown episodes)
Bob Smoke .... special effects technician (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Camilla Fox .... location assistant (1 episode, 1996)

Barbara McFarlane .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)

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180 min
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7 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Tide of Life is lovely., 7 June 2001
Author: Marybee223 from Virginia

I love all the Catherine Cookson novel miniseries films, but I do think this one is my favorite followed by The Wingless Bird. I thought Kearney, Stevenson, and Purefoy were all very credible in their parts. James Purefoy was as handsome as I've ever seen him look in this film, and the costumes suited his looks perfectly. I am dumbfounded why Mr. Purefoy has not been cast in some more well known projects.

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