Cranford (2007– )

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In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.

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 Mrs. Forrester (8 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Miss Octavia Pole (8 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Miss Tomkinson (8 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Mrs. Jamieson (8 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Harry Gregson (8 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Captain Brown (8 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Reverend Hutton / ... (8 episodes, 2007-2009)
Emma Fielding ...
 Miss Galindo (8 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Mr. Johnson (8 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Miss Matty Jenkyns (8 episodes, 2007-2009)
Lisa Dillon ...
 Mary Smith (7 episodes, 2007-2009)
Debra Gillett ...
 Mrs. Johnson (7 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Jem Hearne (7 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Martha (6 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Lady Ludlow (6 episodes, 2007-2009)
Emma Lowndes ...
 Bella Gregson (6 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Sir Charles Maulver (6 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Dr. Harrison (5 episodes, 2007)
Rosy Byrne ...
 Lizzie Hutton (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Sophy Hutton (5 episodes, 2007)
John Bowe ...
 Dr. Morgan (5 episodes, 2007)
Selina Griffiths ...
 Caroline Tomkinson (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Mr. Carter (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Mrs. Rose (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Helen Hutton (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Jessie Brown (5 episodes, 2007)
Hannah Hobley ...
 Bertha (5 episodes, 2007-2009)
Bessie Carter ...
 Margaret Gidman (4 episodes, 2007-2009)
Hannah Stokely ...
 Bessie (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Clara Smith / ... (4 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 William Buxton (3 episodes, 2009)
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 Mrs. Bell (3 episodes, 2009)
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 Erminia Whyte (3 episodes, 2009)
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 Edward Bell (3 episodes, 2009)
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 Peggy Bell (3 episodes, 2009)
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 Mr. Buxton (3 episodes, 2009)
Nicholas Le Prevost ...
 Mr. Peter Jenkyns / ... (3 episodes, 2009)
Dean Lennox Kelly ...
 Job Gregson (3 episodes, 2007)
Andrew Byrne ...
 Malachi Gregson (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Jack Marshland / ... (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Lady Glenmire (3 episodes, 2009)
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 Miss Deborah Jenkyns (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Signor Brunoni (2 episodes, 2009)
Haydon Downing ...
 Walter Hutton (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Major Gordon (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Mr. Holbrook / ... (2 episodes, 2007)
Adam Henderson Scott ...
 Assistant Auctioneer (2 episodes, 2007)
Roger Ennals ...
 Mulliner (2 episodes, 2007)
Patricia Leach ...
 Gypsy Woman (2 episodes, 2007)
Andrew Westfield ...
 Farmer Graves (2 episodes, 2007)
Roddy Maude-Roxby ...
 Mulliner (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Septimus Hanbury / ... (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Kate (2 episodes, 2007)
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In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.

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The span of the story in the first mini-series is a year, from the summer of 1842 to the summer of 1843. The second mini-series takes place in 1844. See more »

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Featured in Loose Women: Episode #14.94 (2010) See more »

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Just wonderful in every way
16 December 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I cannot believe that anyone could miss this wonderful piece of work. I have just watched the final episode with tears streaming down my face! Partly due to the content and partly due to the fact that there will be no more of this feast of period drama/comedy/social comment.Not one performance has jarred not one piece of dialogue does not uplift ones heart. I cannot praise the whole thing enough (perhaps you may have noticed)!! It would be unfair to single out one of the actors for special praise as they were all so exemplary and masters of their craft. Versatility, though, was seen by Philip Glenister's part. To have seen him as the detective in Life on Mars then see him do Cranford just shows what a wealth of talent the British scene has. I want to see it again!!


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