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 Anna Kirkwall (80 episodes, 2000-2006)
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 Luke Kirkwall (78 episodes, 2000-2006)
Philip Middlemiss ...
 David Buckley (71 episodes, 2000-2006)
William Travis ...
 Dick Lampard (71 episodes, 1997-2002)
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 Simon Goddard (68 episodes, 1997-2005)
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 Vic Snow (66 episodes, 1997-2002)
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 Henry Green (57 episodes, 1997-2001)
Jessica Baglow ...
 Lucy Snow (56 episodes, 1997-2002)
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 Jess Buckley (44 episodes, 2000-2003)
Kerrie Taylor ...
 Beth Enright / ... (42 episodes, 2001-2005)
Leslie Ash ...
 Karen Buckley (40 episodes, 2000-2003)
Danny Seward ...
 Joe Beresford (39 episodes, 2002-2005)
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 Peggy Snow (36 episodes, 1997-2000)
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 Billy Boothe (36 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Nathan Boothe (36 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Stephen Snow (34 episodes, 1999-2001)
Katy Clayton ...
 Samantha Boothe / ... (34 episodes, 2002-2006)
Simon Ashley ...
 Terry (34 episodes, 1997-2000)
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The ultimate story of families, love, and growth within a small British community. Sisters-in-law Peggy Snow and Ruth Goddard deal with life's trials and tribulations realistically, very much like the rest of us, in this heart-warming British TV series. Written by Anonymous

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6 April 1997 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Hjärtat på rätta stället  »

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The name "Skelthwaite" (the fictitious town where the series is set) is an amalgamation of two real place names, "Skelmanthorpe" and "Slaithwaite", in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire: these are the principal filming locations used in the series. See more »

Quotes

Peggy Snow: She's concerned there's a disparity in your physical drives.
Patient: What you talking about?
Peggy Snow: No means no... buy a magazine, love.
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Featured in Drama Trails: 'The Second Coming' to 'Afterlife' (2008) See more »

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LOVE this show!
10 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

I live in the US and have been streaming this wonderful series through the Acorn channel. I'll be finishing Series 8 tonight. Unfortunately, Seasons 9 and 10 aren't available yet...but, something to look forward to.

WTHI is what I call a slice of life show--it's really about the daily lives of the people of Skelthwaite. They look and act like real people. This is so refreshing compared to the (too) high gloss of most American shows (which I almost never watch). I admit it's a little disconcerting when main characters go away (ta, Peg and Vic, Ruth and Simon), although I have to admit I don't miss a few who've gone (Karen, the male nurse whose name I can't even remember).

Try this, you'll like it. And, if you're from the US, you might want to consider watching with subtitles until you get the hang of the Yorkshire accent -- it's summat different from what we're used to hearing.

Other reviews also mentioned the fantastic show Ballykissangel -- I highly recommend that one as well. Also, although a period piece, From Lark Rise to Candleford is equally wonderful in its not-modern setting.


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