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North & South 

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance | TV Mini-Series (2004)
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.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...  Margaret Hale 4 episodes, 2004
...  John Thornton 4 episodes, 2004
...  Richard Hale 4 episodes, 2004
...  Hannah Thornton 4 episodes, 2004
...  Nicholas Higgins 4 episodes, 2004
...  Dixon 4 episodes, 2004
...  Fanny Thornton 4 episodes, 2004
Kay Lyon ...  Mary Higgins 4 episodes, 2004
...  Maria Hale 3 episodes, 2004
...  Bessy Higgins 3 episodes, 2004
Emma Ferguson ...  Edith Lennox 3 episodes, 2004
Jane Booker ...  Mrs. Shaw 3 episodes, 2004
Tom Charnock ...  Williams 3 episodes, 2004
...  John Boucher 3 episodes, 2004
...  Henry Lennox 3 episodes, 2004
Brian Protheroe ...  Mr. Bell 3 episodes, 2004
Will Tacey ...  Mr. Latimer 3 episodes, 2004
...  Ann Latimer 3 episodes, 2004
...  Frederick / ... 3 episodes, 2004
Caroline Pegg ...  Mrs. Boucher 3 episodes, 2004
...  Watson / ... 3 episodes, 2004
...  Captain Lennox 2 episodes, 2004
...  Slickson 2 episodes, 2004
Ian McHale ...  Stone 2 episodes, 2004
Spencer Wild ...  Tom Boucher 2 episodes, 2004
Frank Lauder ...  Stephens 2 episodes, 2004
...  Henderson Worker 2 episodes, 2004
Shaun Hennessey ...  Henderson 2 episodes, 2004
Martin Walsh ...  Hamper / ... 2 episodes, 2004
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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.

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Drama | Romance

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2 July 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Elisabeth Gaskell's North and South  »

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(4 parts)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

North & South was surprisingly well received by audiences. The BBC, who had low expectations for the series, didn't publicize the series to a wider audience. They were surprised when only hours after the airing of the first episode the message board on BBC crashed down and had to be shut down due to the large number of visitors. Subsequently, the DVD was released on 11 April 2005 due to the huge success. See more »

Goofs

When Thornton is taking his walk at the graveyard, after his mother asked him not to go and see Margaret, he is not wearing a hat. But when he returns home, the first thing you see is him placing his hat on the table. See more »

Quotes

Margaret Hale: I wish I could tell you how lonely I am. How cold and harsh it is here. Everywhere there is conflict and unkindness. I think God has forsaken this place. I believe I have seen hell and it's white, it's snow-white.
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Featured in North & South: Deleted Scenes (2011) See more »

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Opening
(Episode 3)
By Martin Phipps
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User Reviews

Great Stuff!
1 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

I thought this production was great - I highly recommend it to anyone especially if they enjoyed Pride and Prejudice - It took you back to another era and was thoroughly entertaining. The actors were great and any red blooded woman would have had their pulses sent raising with Richard Armitage's performance!

I also thought the sets and locations were fabulous - such details especially the 'snow' scene in the factory at the very beginning- spell binding!. So all in all even though certain details of Victorian conduct etc were thrown out of the window this production was brilliant!! I can't wait for the DVD to come out... It was so great I immediately read the book


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