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Release Date:
8 February 1998 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family... See more »
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Cast

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Claire Skinner ... Agnes Conway (3 episodes, 1997)

Edward Atterton ... Charles Farrier (3 episodes, 1997)

Anne Reid ... Alice Conway (3 episodes, 1997)
Michelle Charles ... Jessie Conway (3 episodes, 1997)

Julian Wadham ... Reginald Farrier (3 episodes, 1997)
Daniel Casey ... Robbie Felton (3 episodes, 1997)

Dinsdale Landen ... Colonel Farrier / ... (3 episodes, 1997)

Elspet Gray ... Grace Farrier (3 episodes, 1997)
Helen Morland ... Nan Henderson (3 episodes, 1997)
Anne Orwin ... Ma Felton (3 episodes, 1997)
Frank Grimes ... Arthur Conway (2 episodes, 1997)
Amanda Royle ... Elaine Dawson Porter (2 episodes, 1997)
Ronald Herdman ... Doctor Bailey / ... (2 episodes, 1997)
Shaun Mechen ... Jimmy Felton (2 episodes, 1997)
Dale Meeks ... Mike Felton (2 episodes, 1997)
Moira Redmond ... Nessy Forrester (2 episodes, 1997)
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Series Directed by
David Wheatley (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Writing credits
Catherine Cookson (3 episodes, 1997)
Alan Seymour (3 episodes, 1997)

Series Produced by
Don Bell .... associate producer (3 episodes, 1997)
Ray Marshall .... producer (3 episodes, 1997)
Keith Richardson .... executive producer (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Original Music by
Colin Towns (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Cinematography by
Fred Tammes (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Film Editing by
Mark Day (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Casting by
Susie Bruffin (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Production Design by
Ashley Wilkinson (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Art Direction by
Jim O'Hare (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Costume Design by
Charlotte Holdich (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Makeup Department
Nadia El-Saffar .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1997)
Gillian Garner .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1997)
David Myers .... key hair stylist / key makeup artist (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nael Abbas .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 1997)
John McKeown .... third assistant director (3 episodes, 1997)
Caroline Richards .... second assistant director (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Art Department
Thomas Airey .... pre-set props (3 episodes, 1997)
Geoff Blackburn .... props storeman (3 episodes, 1997)
Ray Burridge .... standby carpenter (3 episodes, 1997)
Diane Buxton .... assistant buyer (3 episodes, 1997)
Bob Dial .... standby painter / stand-by painter (3 episodes, 1997)
Brian Dunning .... construction manager (3 episodes, 1997)
Jimmy Garrett .... property master (3 episodes, 1997)
Tony Ginnelly .... construction crew (3 episodes, 1997)
Steven Leadbitter .... construction crew (3 episodes, 1997)
Carol Payne .... production buyer (3 episodes, 1997)
Paul Reynolds .... construction crew (3 episodes, 1997)
Steve Ritchie .... standby props (3 episodes, 1997)
Derek Roberts .... standby props (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Sound Department
John Coates .... boom operator (3 episodes, 1997)
Nic Grant .... sound mixer (3 episodes, 1997)
Richard King .... dubbing mixer (3 episodes, 1997)

Jennie Evans .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Julian Barber .... camera operator (3 episodes, 1997)
Tony Breeze .... focus puller (3 episodes, 1997)
Rupert Burnand .... assistant grip (3 episodes, 1997)
Ken Campbell .... gaffer (3 episodes, 1997)
Moira Conway .... still photographer (3 episodes, 1997)
Tony Haslam .... electrician (3 episodes, 1997)
John Haynes .... electrician (3 episodes, 1997)
Lew Hedley .... electrician (3 episodes, 1997)
Ian Jackson .... electrician (3 episodes, 1997)
Gavin Richards .... clapper / loader (3 episodes, 1997)
Brian Rowe .... electrician (3 episodes, 1997)
Bob Walker .... grip (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Casting Department
Liz Vincent-Fernie .... casting assistant (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Del Colley .... wardrobe assistant (3 episodes, 1997)
Liz Dann .... costume supervisor (3 episodes, 1997)
Karen McKinlay-Gunn .... wardrobe supervisor (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Transportation Department
Jim Parkinson .... transport manager (3 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Other crew
Sally Cozens .... unit publicist (3 episodes, 1997)
Dave Hawley .... post production (3 episodes, 1997)
Sarah Isherwood .... production secretary (3 episodes, 1997)
Lisa Jones .... production runner (3 episodes, 1997)
Nicole Kavanagh .... assistant location manager (3 episodes, 1997)
Simon King .... location manager (3 episodes, 1997)
Tracey Malone .... production accountant (3 episodes, 1997)
Barbara McFarlane .... production coordinator (3 episodes, 1997)
Caroline Skipsey .... assistant accountant (3 episodes, 1997)
Jayne Spooner .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 1997)
 

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The song lyrics heard during the end credits are from the poem "A Town Window" by John Drinkwater, which was written during the period in which the story is set. In the song, Warwick has been changed to Durham.See more »

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7 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
Excellent., 19 December 2005
Author: mfsor from San Francisco Bay Area

The middle classes were just as prejudiced as the upper classes were. The usual double standard, with the father having his mistress, and his wife bringing up the mistress's child, while refusing to show any sympathy for this child when she herself becomes pregnant. The attraction by the aristocrat for the shopkeeper's daughter did not strike me as real, nor did the aristocrat's mother refusal to see him. The premise that somebody from the real aristocracy would fall so easily in love with a shopgirl, well, I wonder how necessary it was to the story, whether something else could not have been invented for the purpose. The war scenes were well done. The lowest people of the classes were also a bit too nice (being dock people and all). But it was lovely to follow and the English towns were enjoyable.

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