6.8/10
116
5 user 1 critic

North & South 

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | TV Mini-Series (1975)
Trailer
1:36 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Prime Video

ON DISC
A young woman is uprooted from her idyllic village in Southern England, has her eyes opened to class warfare in the industrial North, and receives a surprising marriage proposal.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1975  

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

North & South (2004)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

North and South is a four part adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's love story of Margaret Hale, a middle class southerner who is forced to move to the northern town of Milton.

Stars: Daniela Denby-Ashe, Richard Armitage, Tim Pigott-Smith
Pride and Prejudice (TV Mini-Series 1980)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

While the arrival of wealthy gentlemen sends her marriage-minded mother into a frenzy, willful and opinionated Elizabeth Bennet matches wits with haughty Mr. Darcy.

Stars: Elizabeth Garvie, David Rintoul, Moray Watson
Wives and Daughters (TV Mini-Series 1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The daughter of a country doctor copes with an unwanted stepmother, an impetuous stepsister, burdensome secrets, the town gossips, and the tug on her own heartstrings for a man who thinks of her only as a friend.

Stars: Francesca Annis, Justine Waddell, Bill Paterson
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Amanda, an ardent Jane Austen fan, lives in present day London with her boyfriend Michael, until she finds she's swapped places with Austen's fictional creation Elizabeth Bennet.

Stars: Jemima Rooper, Elliot Cowan, Hugh Bonneville
Middlemarch (1994)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

This Masterpiece Theatre production, set at the cusp of the Industrial Revolution, chronicles the life, loves, foibles and politics of the fictional English town of Middlemarch. Adapted ... See full summary »

Stars: Juliet Aubrey, Douglas Hodge, Robert Hardy
North and South (1985–1994)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.

Stars: Kirstie Alley, Georg Stanford Brown, David Carradine
Antony and Cleopatra (TV Movie 1974)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

After the murder of her lover Julius Caesar, Egypt's Queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor, Octavius.

Director: Jon Scoffield
Stars: Richard Johnson, Janet Suzman, Rosemary McHale
The Robe (1953)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In the Roman province of Judea during the 1st century, Roman tribune Marcellus Gallio is ordered to crucify Jesus of Nazareth but is tormented by his guilty conscience afterwards.

Director: Henry Koster
Stars: Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature
Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series 1974)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The collapse of three great European dynasties: the Romanovs, the Habsburgs, and the Hohenzollerns.

Stars: Michael Hordern, Charles Kay, Barry Foster
The Gathering Storm (TV Movie 1974)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The story of British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, focusing on his place in British life just prior to World War II.

Director: Herbert Wise
Stars: Richard Burton, Virginia McKenna, Robert Hardy
Little Dorrit (2008)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The series tells the story of Amy Dorrit, who spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father, who is a long term inmate of Marshalsea debtors' prison in ... See full summary »

Stars: Claire Foy, Matthew Macfadyen, Tom Courtenay
North and South (TV Mini-Series 1966)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Wendy Williams, Richard Leech, Sonia Dresdel
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Rosalind Shanks ...  Margaret Hale 4 episodes, 1975
Patrick Stewart ...  John Thornton 4 episodes, 1975
Rosalie Crutchley ...  Mrs. Thornton 4 episodes, 1975
Robin Bailey Robin Bailey ...  Mr. Hale 4 episodes, 1975
Peggy Ann Wood Peggy Ann Wood ...  Dixon 4 episodes, 1975
Norman Jones ...  Nicholas Higgins 4 episodes, 1975
Kathleen Byron ...  Mrs. Hale 3 episodes, 1975
Barbara Hickmott Barbara Hickmott ...  Bessy Higgins 3 episodes, 1975
Pamela Moiseiwitsch Pamela Moiseiwitsch ...  Fanny Thornton 3 episodes, 1975
Christopher Burgess Christopher Burgess ...  Boucher 2 episodes, 1975
Peter Welch ...  Slickson 2 episodes, 1975
Frank Mills ...  Williams 2 episodes, 1975
Ray Mort ...  Carter 2 episodes, 1975
Gail Harrison Gail Harrison ...  Edith Shaw 2 episodes, 1975
Ian Marter ...  Henry Lennox 2 episodes, 1975
Ginette McDonald Ginette McDonald ...  Mary Higgins 2 episodes, 1975
Edit

Storyline

A young woman is uprooted from her idyllic village in Southern England, has her eyes opened to class warfare in the industrial North, and receives a surprising marriage proposal.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1975 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

North & South See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(4 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of North & South (2004) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Patrick Stewart is great. The rest is not.
19 December 2014 | by anakin_99See all my reviews

If you are a fan of Patrick Stewart, this may be worth a watch. He is young and has hair. His acting in this is solid as always, but he is the only redeeming part. His fake "Northern" accent is a bit weird, but OK.

Most of the other actors are mediocre or just terrible. I especially didn't like the lead actress. The camera and lighting quality are low which also made it hard to watch. I was often distracted by the edges of the picture being blurry, which must be from using cheap zoom lenses.

At 4 hours long, with slow pacing, this was almost unbearable to get through, but Patrick Stewart's performance made it worth finishing. The story is also good, but I've been told the 2004 version is better.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 5 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Alfonso Cuarón's 'Roma' Stars Are the Heart of His Film

Director Alfonso Cuarón sits down with IMDb to talk about his 10-time Oscar-nominated film, Roma, and its breakout stars, Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira.

Watch the full interview

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed