Where the Heart Is (1997–2006)

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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 ... See full summary »

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 Anna Kirkwall (74 episodes, 2000-2006)
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 Luke Kirkwall (68 episodes, 2000-2006)
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 Simon Goddard (66 episodes, 1997-2005)
William Travis ...
 Dick Lampard (66 episodes, 1997-2002)
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 Vic Snow (65 episodes, 1997-2002)
Philip Middlemiss ...
 David Buckley (64 episodes, 2000-2006)
Jessica Baglow ...
 Lucy Snow (55 episodes, 1997-2002)
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 Henry Green (54 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Jess Buckley (43 episodes, 2000-2003)
Leslie Ash ...
 Karen Buckley (40 episodes, 2000-2003)
Danny Seward ...
 Joe Beresford (38 episodes, 2002-2005)
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 Peggy Snow (37 episodes, 1997-2000)
Kerrie Taylor ...
 Beth Enright / ... (37 episodes, 2001-2005)
Katy Clayton ...
 Samantha Boothe / ... (37 episodes, 2002-2006)
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 Stephen Snow (34 episodes, 1999-2001)
Simon Ashley ...
 Terry (33 episodes, 1997-2000)
Vincenzo Pellegrino ...
 Chris Eckersley (32 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Ruth Goddard (30 episodes, 1997-1999)
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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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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 »

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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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31 August 2000 | by (Washington) – See all my reviews

'Coronation Street' is a good example of a long-running British drama that has been on United Kingdom TV's longer than any American soap. Other drama series like 'Heartbeat' and 'Ballykissangel' are right up there, and 'Where the Heart Is' is on its way to joining the ranks.

In only its fourth season, WTHI has quickly become one of the favorites. Now the show is popular in Canada, a few networks there have picked up last season to show. Unfortunately WTHI is not shown in the states, but I got my hands on a video taping of the second season. And there is no comparison.

WTHI is a great British dramatic series about real families, real problems, real people and real love in a small Yorkshire town. You can share the lives and loves of sisters-in-law Peggy Snow and Ruth Goddard. Some have called this series "sugar-coated" but don't knock it until you have seen it.

The British must know something we Americans do not, many programs they show are based on real life, not what the ideal kind of person is. Imperfections are not looked upon in the media. I think we should all take a cue. And watch this show if you can, I'd move over to England just to see it if I could.


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