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1 December 1975 (UK) See more »
A young woman is uprooted from her idyllic village in Southern England, has her eyes opened to class warfare in the industrial North, and receives a surprising marriage proposal.
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 (Series Cast [16])
Rosalind Shanks ... Margaret Hale (4 episodes, 1975)

Patrick Stewart ... John Thornton (4 episodes, 1975)
Rosalie Crutchley ... Mrs. Thornton (4 episodes, 1975)
Robin Bailey ... Mr. Hale (4 episodes, 1975)
Peggy Ann Wood ... Dixon (4 episodes, 1975)
Norman Jones ... Nicholas Higgins (4 episodes, 1975)

Kathleen Byron ... Mrs. Hale (3 episodes, 1975)
Barbara Hickmott ... Bessy Higgins (3 episodes, 1975)
Pamela Moiseiwitsch ... Fanny Thornton (3 episodes, 1975)
Christopher Burgess ... Boucher (2 episodes, 1975)
Peter Welch ... Slickson (2 episodes, 1975)
Frank Mills ... Williams (2 episodes, 1975)
Ray Mort ... Carter (2 episodes, 1975)
Gail Harrison ... Edith Shaw (2 episodes, 1975)

Ian Marter ... Henry Lennox (2 episodes, 1975)
Ginette McDonald ... Mary Higgins (2 episodes, 1975)

Series Directed by
Rodney Bennett (4 episodes, 1975)
Series Writing credits
Elizabeth Gaskell (4 episodes, 1975)
David Turner (4 episodes, 1975)

Series Produced by
Martin Lisemore .... producer (4 episodes, 1975)
Series Original Music by
Dudley Simpson (4 episodes, 1975)
Series Production Design by
Tim Harvey (4 episodes, 1975)
Series Editorial Department
John Barclay .... vision mixer (4 episodes, 1975)
Series Other crew
Betty Willingale .... script editor (4 episodes, 1975)

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UK:50 min (4 episodes)

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Patrick Stewart is great. The rest is not., 19 December 2014
Author: anakin_99 from Seattle

If you are a fan of Patrick Stewart, this may be worth a watch. He is young and has hair. His acting in this is solid as always, but he is the only redeeming part. His fake "Northern" accent is a bit weird, but OK.

Most of the other actors are mediocre or just terrible. I especially didn't like the lead actress. The camera and lighting quality are low which also made it hard to watch. I was often distracted by the edges of the picture being blurry, which must be from using cheap zoom lenses.

At 4 hours long, with slow pacing, this was almost unbearable to get through, but Patrick Stewart's performance made it worth finishing. The story is also good, but I've been told the 2004 version is better.

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