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1
Release Date:
24 November 2000 (UK) See more »
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Unforgettable mix of murder, passion and revenge! See more (2 total) »

Cast

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Tom Goodman-Hill ... Hal Roystan (4 episodes, 2000)

Jonathan Kerrigan ... Roddy Greenbank (4 episodes, 2000)
Melanie Clark Pullen ... Mary Ellen Lee (4 episodes, 2000)

Billie Whitelaw ... Kate Makepeace (4 episodes, 2000)
Tim Healy ... Mr. Mulcaster (4 episodes, 2000)

Kate Magowan ... Martha Bannaman (4 episodes, 2000)
Michael Glenn Murphy ... Pat Feeler (3 episodes, 2000)
Hilary Gish ... Rosalie Bannaman (3 episodes, 2000)

Michael Jayston ... Justice Craig (3 episodes, 2000)
Steve Ramsden ... Bill Lee (3 episodes, 2000)

Ivan Kaye ... Dan Bannaman (3 episodes, 2000)
Ralph Watson ... Dr. Brunton (3 episodes, 2000)
Debra Stephenson ... Kate Roystan (3 episodes, 2000)

Joseph May ... Ben Hamilton (3 episodes, 2000)

Donna Air ... Maggie Roystan (3 episodes, 2000)
Darren Morfitt ... John Roystan (3 episodes, 2000)
Phil Matthews ... Gabriel Roystan (3 episodes, 2000)

John Castle ... Alfred Cottle (3 episodes, 2000)

Sebastian Dunn ... Charles Bentley (3 episodes, 2000)
Judi Earl ... Annie (3 episodes, 2000)
Mike Milligan ... Terry (3 episodes, 2000)
Arkie Whiteley ... Madeleine Cottle (3 episodes, 2000)

Bill Fellows ... Peter Greenbank (2 episodes, 2000)
Daniel Appleby ... Young Roddy (2 episodes, 2000)

David Threlfall ... Hal Royce (older) (2 episodes, 2000)
Jane Arden ... Maryellen (older) (2 episodes, 2000)

Anna Madeley ... Florrie Roystan (2 episodes, 2000)
Heather Chapman ... Marie Watford (2 episodes, 2000)
Paul Dodds ... Harry Baker (2 episodes, 2000)
Rupert Frazer ... Roddy Greenbank (2 episodes, 2000)
Adam Gibb ... James Bannaman / ... (2 episodes, 2000)

Christopher Goulding ... Bentley / ... (2 episodes, 2000)
Anthony Higginson ... Vicar (2 episodes, 2000)
Daniel J. Lake ... Lennie Davison (2 episodes, 2000)
Colin MacLachlan ... Mr. Davison (2 episodes, 2000)
Barbara Peirson ... Mrs. Davison (2 episodes, 2000)
Sonny Rooney ... Young Ben (2 episodes, 2000)
Leonard Silver (2 episodes, 2000)
Grace Stilgrove ... Eva Watford (2 episodes, 2000)
Michael Wardle ... Mr. Baker (2 episodes, 2000)
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Series Directed by
Alan Grint (5 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Writing credits
Catherine Cookson (6 episodes, 2000)
Christopher Green (6 episodes, 2000)
Ray Marshall (5 episodes, 2000)

Series Produced by
Don Bell .... associate producer (6 episodes, 2000)
Ray Marshall .... producer (6 episodes, 2000)
Keith Richardson .... executive producer: Yorkshire Tyne Tees (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Original Music by
Colin Towns (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Cinematography by
Alan Pyrah (5 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Film Editing by
Clive Trist (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Casting by
Susie Bruffin (6 episodes, 2000)
Liz Vincent-Fernie (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Production Design by
Ashley Wilkinson (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Art Direction by
Julian Weaver (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Costume Design by
Morgan Elliott (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Makeup Department
Sarah Dickinson .... makeup assistant (6 episodes, 2000)
Nadia El-Saffar .... makeup supervisor (6 episodes, 2000)
Gemma Waugh .... makeup assistant (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Production Management
Josef d'Bache-Kane .... post-production manager (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nael Abbas .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 2000)
Emmet Cahill .... third assistant director (6 episodes, 2000)
Dee Hellier .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Art Department
James Allen .... props master (6 episodes, 2000)
Ray Burridge .... stand-by carpenter (6 episodes, 2000)
Deborah Cole .... art department runner (6 episodes, 2000)
Gary Crumpton .... construction manager (6 episodes, 2000)
Josef d'Bache-Kane .... graphic designer (6 episodes, 2000)
Sean Ginnelly .... stand-by painter (6 episodes, 2000)
Tony Ginnelly .... painter (6 episodes, 2000)
Malcolm Law .... carpenter (6 episodes, 2000)
Steven Leadbitter .... carpenter (6 episodes, 2000)
Shay Leonard .... stand-by props (6 episodes, 2000)
John McKenzie .... pre-set props (6 episodes, 2000)
Carol Payne .... production buyer (6 episodes, 2000)
Ray Renwick .... props storeman (6 episodes, 2000)
Paul Reynolds .... painter (6 episodes, 2000)
Richie Tongé .... stand-by props (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Sound Department
John Coates .... boom operator (6 episodes, 2000)
Nic Grant .... sound mixer (6 episodes, 2000)
Richard King .... dubbing mixer (6 episodes, 2000)

Jennie Evans .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Rod Woodruff .... stunt coordinator (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Phil Allen .... generator operator (6 episodes, 2000)
Dave Bishop .... generator operator (6 episodes, 2000)
Neil Brown .... focus puller (6 episodes, 2000)
David Budd .... camera operator (6 episodes, 2000)
Ken Campbell .... electrician (6 episodes, 2000)
Martin Conway .... electrician (6 episodes, 2000)
Moira Conway .... still photographer (6 episodes, 2000)
John Haynes .... gaffer (6 episodes, 2000)
Gavin Richards .... clapper loader (6 episodes, 2000)
Joe Smythe .... grip (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Richard Cooke .... costume design supervisor (6 episodes, 2000)
Samantha Crouch .... costume design assistant (6 episodes, 2000)
Rosie Grant .... costume design supervisor (6 episodes, 2000)
Ginnie Reay-Humble .... wardrobe assistant (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Editorial Department
Alan Bishop .... colorist (6 episodes, 2000)
Michael Jonathan Brierley .... on-line editor (6 episodes, 2000)
Josef d'Bache-Kane .... assistant on-line editor (6 episodes, 2000)
Kate Holt .... assistant editor (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Transportation Department
Darren Laws .... transportation captain (6 episodes, 2000)
 
Series Other crew
Sally Cozens .... unit publicist (6 episodes, 2000)
Diane Craig .... production secretary (6 episodes, 2000)
Ann Gallivan .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 2000)
Henry Grint .... technical assistant (6 episodes, 2000)
Penny Lauder .... production coordinator (6 episodes, 2000)
Debra Lumsden .... unit runner (6 episodes, 2000)
Nic Singleton .... assistant accountant (6 episodes, 2000)
Joann Steele .... production accountant (6 episodes, 2000)
Jackie Taylor .... assistant location manager (6 episodes, 2000)
Gareth Williams .... location manager (6 episodes, 2000)
Christopher Green .... story consultant (2 episodes, 2000)
 

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286 min (6 episodes)
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11 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Unforgettable mix of murder, passion and revenge!, 18 January 2005
Author: movie_imdb from United States

A legacy of love, hate, betrayal and revenge that spans three generations and nearly half a century. Catherine Cookson's epic novel is brought to the screen in a sweeping miniseries.

Growing up in a 19th century, working class English town, Roddy, Hal and Mary Ellen are the closest of friends. The unspeakable hardships they have each suffered as children - including the murders of Roddy's and Hal's fathers at the hands of the same man - have sealed their bond of friendship.

That unshakable friendship of childhood will be severely tested in the years to come. Mary Ellen secretly yearns for Roddy, who spurns her before leaving town - and leaving her pregnant. She thinks she has found a loving partner in Hal and believes their marriage will heal the chaos of their early lives. Years later, events reach an explosive conclusion, when an American visitor begins to court their young daughter - and Hal uncovers the real identity of her mysterious suitor.

Filmed on location in the north of England, "A Dinner of Herbs" is an unforgettable mix of murder, passion and revenge!

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