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My Brother Jonathan 

My Brother Jonathan is a 1985 BBC five part mini-series that relates the story of an idealistic doctor, Jonathan Dakkers, in the coal country of England during the period around WW1 and a love triangle.
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Series cast summary:
Daniel Day-Lewis ...  Jonathan Dakers 5 episodes, 1985
Benedict Taylor ...  Harold Dakers 5 episodes, 1985
Helen Ryan ...  Lavinia Dakers 5 episodes, 1985
Caroline Bliss ...  Edie Martyn 5 episodes, 1985
Barbara Kellerman ...  Rachel Hammond 4 episodes, 1985
Michael Troughton ...  Arthur Martock 4 episodes, 1985
John Stone John Stone ...  Dr. Craig 4 episodes, 1985
Tony Doyle ...  John Morse 4 episodes, 1985
Frederick Treves ...  Dr. Hammond 3 episodes, 1985
Sally Watkins Sally Watkins ...  Lily Rudge 3 episodes, 1985
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My Brother Jonathan is a 1985 BBC five part mini-series that relates the story of an idealistic doctor, Jonathan Dakkers, in the coal country of England during the period around WW1 and a love triangle.

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12 August 1985 (UK) See more »

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(5 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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A faithful adaptation of the book
10 July 2018 | by barca-87543See all my reviews

I read this book as a teenager and I had never forgotten it. I hesitated about buying this BBC adaptation, as I feared it would spoil the original story. How wrong I was... A superb performance and it was exactly as I had I imagined it all those years ago. Thanks to all involved!


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