Drama series about the Dunbar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2.
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1998  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Nancherrow (TV Series 1999)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A colonel's daughter is the new caretaker of the house. She fights to keep the house and deals with her love problems.

Stars: Joanna Lumley, Katie Ryder Richardson, Lara-Joy Körner
The Inheritance (TV Movie 1997)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A 19th-century woman, companion to a blue-blooded New England girl, falls for an aristocrat.

Director: Bobby Roth
Stars: Cari Shayne, Brigitta Dau, Paul Anthony Stewart
The Black Candle (TV Movie 1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Yorkshire in the 1880's: Joe Skinner marries Lily Whitmore, the woman he has long admired, to give a name to her illegitimate child by Lionel Fillmore, the opportunistic son of an ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Battersby
Stars: Cathy Sandford, Nathaniel Parker, James Gaddas
A Village Affair (TV Movie 1995)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Alice has married the rich but boring Martin. When they move to a small village Martin starts flirting with Clodagh, but she is more interested in his wife Alice.

Director: Moira Armstrong
Stars: Sophie Ward, Kerry Fox, Nathaniel Parker
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Catherine Sloper has found the man of her dreams in Morris Townsend, but her plans to marry him are strongly opposed by her father, who believes Townsend is only interested in his daughter ... See full summary »

Director: Agnieszka Holland
Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Albert Finney, Maggie Smith
Mary & Tim (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Another adaptation of the novel "Tim", about the love that develops between a mentally challenged young man and the older, lonely widow who takes him under her wing.

Director: Glenn Jordan
Stars: Candice Bergen, Richard Kiley, Tom McCarthy
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Set in the 17th-century, an Italian nobleman weds an impoverished countess, who is wooed by the King of Piedmont and faces pressure from his entire court to succumb to his wishes.

Director: Axel Corti
Stars: Timothy Dalton, Valeria Golino, Stéphane Freiss
The Glass Virgin (TV Mini-Series 1995)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Set in 1870s England, the story tells of Annabella Lagrange and the terrible secret her wealthy parents have kept from her. When she finally learns the truth, she runs away and eventually ... See full summary »

Stars: Jan Graveson, Christine Kavanagh, Brendan Coyle
A Dinner of Herbs (TV Mini-Series 2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stars: Tom Goodman-Hill, Jonathan Kerrigan, Melanie Clark Pullen
Rag Nymph (TV Mini-Series 1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Seperated from her prostitute mother as the woman flees on foot down the filthy mid-19th century streets of Newcastle from the police, ten year old Millie is taken under the wing of rag ... See full summary »

Stars: Val McLane, Alec Newman, Christine Anderson
September (TV Movie 1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Verena Steynton is holding a party for her daughter. All the aristocratic families of Strathcroy in the Scottish Highlands are attending, with all their guilty secrets ... Lord Archie ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Bucksey
Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Edward Fox, Michael York
Plain Truth (TV Movie 2004)
Drama | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An unmarried 18 year-old Amish girl is charged with the murder of her infant child.

Director: Paul Shapiro
Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Alison Pill, Jan Niklas
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Diana Carey-Lewis (2 episodes, 1998)
...
 Colonel Edgar Carey-Lewis (2 episodes, 1998)
Gruschenka Stevens ...
 Athena (2 episodes, 1998)
...
 Edward Carey-Lewis (2 episodes, 1998)
Katie Ryder Richardson ...
 Loveday (2 episodes, 1998)
...
 Judith (2 episodes, 1998)
...
 Jeremy (2 episodes, 1998)
...
 Tommy Mortimer (2 episodes, 1998)
...
 Aunt Biddy (2 episodes, 1998)
Heikko Deutschmann ...
 Gus (2 episodes, 1998)
Malcolm Stoddard ...
 Bob Somerville (2 episodes, 1998)
David Macmillan ...
 Dobson (2 episodes, 1998)
Anne White ...
 Senior Wrens Officer (2 episodes, 1998)
Virginia Hatton ...
 Wren 1 (2 episodes, 1998)
Theresa Lawrence ...
 Wren 2 (2 episodes, 1998)
Edit

Storyline

Young Judith Dunbar is a quiet, gentle voiced teenager in the 1930s, relegated to a life at boarding school thanks to her colonial parents. Judith becomes adopted into the family of her best friend, young Loveday Carey Lewis, after the death of her aunt and guardian, Louise Forrester. Judith falls in love with the family, their home, Nancherrow, and Loveday's older brother Edward. When war strikes, Judith and the Carey-Lewis family all suffer, as Judith loses her family, and Loveday her fiancé; Gus. Judith muddles through the war losing Edward and aunt Lavinia in the process. But the war draws to a close, and Judith finds new romance, and Loveday suffers the consequences of a very hard decision, as she is forced to choose between Gus whom she loves, and her husband, Walter, the father of her young boy Nathaniel. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance | War

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

12 April 1998 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Heimkehr  »

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(1 Episode) | (1 Episode)

Sound Mix:

Color:

(some footage)|

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Loveday Carey-Lewis: Oscar Wilde's definition of the horse...
Colonel Edgar Carey-Lewis: Oh, my God.
Aunt Lavinia: I don't know it.
Colonel Edgar Carey-Lewis: "Dangerous at both ends and damned uncomfortable in the midde".
See more »

Connections

Followed by Nancherrow (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Jingle Bells
(uncredited)
Written by James Pierpont
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Enjoyable mini
13 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

British to its backbone this mini is entertaining even if the goings on are a bit cliché. The settings are the beautiful especially the main house of Nancherrow. Chock full of extraordinary actors, Peter O'Toole, Joanna Lumley and Susan Hampshire just for starters, in support where this suffers is in the main roles. The actress playing Loveday is unmemorable but that can be ignored. The real problem is Emily Mortimer, it isn't even all her fault for she is a decent actress but having someone with as much charisma as Keira Knightley play the character as a young girl and than switching to someone who doesn't hold the screen in the same way for the bulk of the story is bound to cause a something of a letdown.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?