Follows the residents of one English village across the 20th century and their turbulent lives.

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 Old Bert Middleton (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Grace Middleton (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 John Middleton (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Caro Allingham (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Edmund Allingham (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 George Allingham (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Clem Allingham (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Margaret / ... (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Arnold Hankin (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
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Jim Cartwright ...
 Peter the Landlord (11 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Bairstow (11 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Robin Lane (11 episodes, 2013-2014)
Chloe Harris ...
 Agnes / ... (10 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Gerard Eyre (10 episodes, 2013-2014)
Amelia Young ...
 Polly (7 episodes, 2013-2014)
Joe Duttine ...
 Rutter (6 episodes, 2013)
Bill Jones ...
 Young Bert Middleton (6 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Phoebe Rundle (6 episodes, 2014)
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 Gilbert Hankin (6 episodes, 2014)
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 Bill Gibby (6 episodes, 2014)
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 Joe Middleton (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Alf Rutter (5 episodes, 2014)
Chloe Rowley ...
 Mary Middleton (5 episodes, 2014)
Tom Varey ...
 Bert Middleton (5 episodes, 2014)
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Follows the residents of one English village across the 20th century and their turbulent lives.

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Visually Amazing!
29 May 2013 | by See all my reviews

The Village captures you with it's imagery, but holds you with the characters and superb acting. It's sometimes hard to watch as the grim reality of early 20th century rural English life is relentless.

The BBC should be praised for not giving it a coat of historical whitewash and trying to depict life in the period with with both the warts and the beauty. Ultimately it is the characters that you become invested in. Not the stock portrayals of the noble working class or morally vacuous upper class. The main characters have layers and depth that makes them both interesting and empathetic. They are brought to life by terrific performances and you believe them completely.

Overall this is superbly done.


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