An adaptation of Flora Thompson's autobiographical novel "Lark Rise To Candleford", set in 19 century Oxfordshire, in which a young girl moves to the local market town to begin an apprenticeship as a postmistress.
Did You Know?
John Dagleish (Alf Arless) would later play a character named John Bates in an episode of The Hollow Crown (2012). This also happened to be the name of his costar Brendan Coyle's character on Downton Abbey (2010-2015). See more
In Series 1, the characters played by Sophie Miles
and Harry Miles
were called Tilda and Wally Arless, whereas in Series 2 and 3 they were called Sally and Archie Arless. See more
God must like a comely tune else we'd all be Germans.
Referenced in The Big Fat Quiz of the Year