Drama series about the Dunbar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2.
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Series cast summary:
Joanna Lumley ...  Diana Carey-Lewis 2 episodes, 1998
Peter O'Toole ...  Colonel Edgar Carey-Lewis 2 episodes, 1998
Gruschenka Stevens ...  Athena 2 episodes, 1998
Paul Bettany ...  Edward Carey-Lewis 2 episodes, 1998
Katie Ryder Richardson Katie Ryder Richardson ...  Loveday 2 episodes, 1998
Emily Mortimer ...  Judith 2 episodes, 1998
George Asprey ...  Jeremy 2 episodes, 1998
Patrick Ryecart ...  Tommy Mortimer 2 episodes, 1998
Carol Drinkwater ...  Aunt Biddy 2 episodes, 1998
Heikko Deutschmann Heikko Deutschmann ...  Gus 2 episodes, 1998
Malcolm Stoddard ...  Bob Somerville 2 episodes, 1998
David Macmillan David Macmillan ...  Dobson 2 episodes, 1998
Anne White Anne White ...  Senior Wrens Officer 2 episodes, 1998
Virginia Hatton Virginia Hatton ...  Wren 1 2 episodes, 1998
Theresa Lawrence Theresa Lawrence ...  Wren 2 2 episodes, 1998
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Storyline

Young Judith Dunbar is a quiet, gentle voiced teenager in the 1930s, relegated to a life at boarding school thanks to her colonial parents. Judith becomes adopted into the family of her best friend, young Loveday Carey Lewis, after the death of her aunt and guardian, Louise Forrester. Judith falls in love with the family, their home, Nancherrow, and Loveday's older brother Edward. When war strikes, Judith and the Carey-Lewis family all suffer, as Judith loses her family, and Loveday her fiancé; Gus. Judith muddles through the war losing Edward and aunt Lavinia in the process. But the war draws to a close, and Judith finds new romance, and Loveday suffers the consequences of a very hard decision, as she is forced to choose between Gus whom she loves, and her husband, Walter, the father of her young boy Nathaniel. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance | War

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Drama series about the Dunbar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2. See more »

Quotes

Loveday Carey-Lewis: Her house is called Farty Edge.
[suppresses a laugh]
Judith Dunbar: Actually, it's called Windy Ridge.
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Connections

Followed by Nancherrow (1999) See more »

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Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
(uncredited)
Written by Otto A. Harbach and Jerome Kern
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Love...Exciting and new...Come aboard...it's World War 2...
8 January 2001 | by tommottSee all my reviews

A 4-hour romance novel set in Britain before during and after WWII. The heroine falls into a fortune near the beginning and nothing much worse happens to her after that. I hoped for a couple more plot twists, but even so, it has its charms, and I looked forward to finishing all 4 episodes. Good acting. Fair-Poor direction. Horrible soundtrack reminiscent of an oatmeal commercial.

American viewers will be surprised (well, I was) by the partial female nudity that pops up every hour or so just as interest starts to flag.


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Country:

UK | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 1998 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Coming Home See more »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

| (1 Episode) | (1 Episode)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Black and White (some footage)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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