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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall 

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In the mid 19th Century, an enigmatic young woman moves to Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone in the village and their prying questions, she remains totally aloof ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Toby Stephens ...  Gilbert Markham 3 episodes, 1996
Tara Fitzgerald ...  Helen / ... 3 episodes, 1996
Rupert Graves ...  Huntingdon 3 episodes, 1996
Sarah Badel ...  Rachel 3 episodes, 1996
Jackson Leach Jackson Leach ...  Arthur 3 episodes, 1996
Sean Gallagher ...  Hargrave 3 episodes, 1996
Jonathan Cake ...  Hattersley 3 episodes, 1996
Joe Absolom ...  Fergus Markham 3 episodes, 1996
Kenneth Cranham ...  Reverend Millward 2 episodes, 1996
Pam Ferris ...  Mrs. Markham 2 episodes, 1996
Cathy Murphy Cathy Murphy ...  Miss Myers 2 episodes, 1996
Paloma Baeza ...  Rose Markham 2 episodes, 1996
Aran Bell Aran Bell ...  Richard Wilson 2 episodes, 1996
Miranda Pleasence ...  Eliza Millward 2 episodes, 1996
James Purefoy ...  Mr. Lawrence 2 episodes, 1996
Kim Durham Kim Durham ...  Benson 2 episodes, 1996
Dominic Rowan ...  Lowborough 2 episodes, 1996
Beatie Edney ...  Annabella 2 episodes, 1996
Janet Dale Janet Dale ...  Mrs. Wilson 2 episodes, 1996
Susannah Wise ...  Millicent 2 episodes, 1996
Karen Westwood Karen Westwood ...  Jane Wilson 2 episodes, 1996
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In the mid 19th Century, an enigmatic young woman moves to Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone in the village and their prying questions, she remains totally aloof until a charming neighbor farmer gets her to reveal her past through his persistence. Only then does she reveal she is hiding away from a womanizing, belittling husband. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Toby Stephens and Tara Fitzgerald who played Gilbert Markham and Helen Graham respectively later had roles in another BBC production, Jane Eyre (2006).Tara Fitzgerald , played Jane's aunt Mrs. Reed, while Toby Stephens played Edward Rochester, Jane's love interest. See more »

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As Tara Fitzgerald moves towards the chair where she sits down and reads a letter, a boom mic can be seen slowly creeping into the scene in the mirror above her. See more »

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Helen Graham to Gilbert Markham: How is it Dr. Johnson described a second marriage: a triumph of hope over experience?
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Scenery is a star as well
18 August 2003 | by jhsteelSee all my reviews

I agree with the praise heaped upon this production and, as a Bronte lover and reader, I confirm that the film conveys the bleakness, hope and groundbreaking feminist spirit of the original novel. I want to add that the locations used for filming are lovely - as a life-long devotee of bleak northern landscapes I was thrilled by the scenery chosen, which matched the moods of the characters so well. England isn't just pretty villages and visitors from abroad should take a look at Cumbria and Yorkshire as well!


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