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Season: 1 Year: 1997

On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a... See more »

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  Agnes Conway (3 episodes, 1997)
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  Charles Farrier (3 episodes, 1997)
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  Alice Conway (3 episodes, 1997)
Michelle Charles ...
  Jessie Conway (3 episodes, 1997)
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  Reginald Farrier (3 episodes, 1997)
Daniel Casey ...
  Robbie Felton (3 episodes, 1997)
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  Colonel Farrier / ... (3 episodes, 1997)
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  Grace Farrier (3 episodes, 1997)
Helen Morland ...
  Nan Henderson (3 episodes, 1997)
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  Ma Felton (3 episodes, 1997)
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  Arthur Conway (2 episodes, 1997)
Amanda Royle ...
  Elaine Dawson Porter (2 episodes, 1997)
Ronald Herdman ...
  Doctor Bailey / ... (2 episodes, 1997)
Shaun Mechen ...
  Jimmy Felton (2 episodes, 1997)
Dale Meeks ...
  Mike Felton (2 episodes, 1997)
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  Nessy Forrester (2 episodes, 1997)
Danny Dean ...
  Cabbie (1 episode, 1997)
Elspeth Charlton ...
  Cousin Mary (1 episode, 1997)
Paul Meynell ...
  Bobbie (1 episode, 1997)
Sam Megahy ...
  Boy in Shop (1 episode, 1997)
Julian Fox ...
  McCann (1 episode, 1997)
Gwen Doran ...
  Mrs. Mitcham (1 episode, 1997)
Enid Irvin ...
  Miss Belle Carding (1 episode, 1997)
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  Lt. Pollet-Smythe (1 episode, 1997)
Peggy Shields ...
  Miss Rene Carding (1 episode, 1997)
Janine Birkett ...
  Hospital Nurse (1 episode, 1997)
Colin McKeown ...
  Tommy Grant (unknown episodes)
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  Soldier (unknown episodes)

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On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a good boy from a family of dockside toughs. Is she strong enough to break them again when Charles Farrier, a gentleman, courts her over his parents' opposition? Agnes faces an added dilemma when she finds her heart divided between Charles and his soldier brother Reginald. Written by Debbie Vanderwerff

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Also Known As
  • Catherine Cookson's The Wingless Bird (United Kingdom)
  • Repülni szárnyak nélkül (Hungary)
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  • 180 min
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Trivia The song lyrics heard during the end credits are from the poem "A Town Window" by John Drinkwater, which was written during the period in which the story is set. In the song, Warwick has been changed to Durham. See more »

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