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Cranford 

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In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.
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Series cast summary:
...  Miss Matty Jenkyns 7 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Mrs Forrester 7 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Miss Pole / ... 7 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Mary Smith 7 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Miss Tomkinson 7 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Mrs Jamieson / ... 7 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Harry Gregson 7 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Reverend Hutton / ... 7 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Captain Brown 7 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Miss Galindo 7 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Mr Johnson 7 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Jem Hearne 6 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Martha 6 episodes, 2007-2009
Debra Gillett ...  Mrs Johnson 6 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Lady Ludlow 6 episodes, 2007-2009
Emma Lowndes ...  Bella Gregson 6 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Dr Harrison 5 episodes, 2007
Rosy Byrne ...  Lizzie Hutton 5 episodes, 2007
...  Sophy Hutton 5 episodes, 2007
...  Dr Morgan 5 episodes, 2007
Selina Griffiths ...  Caroline Tomkinson 5 episodes, 2007
...  Mr Carter 5 episodes, 2007
...  Mrs Rose 5 episodes, 2007
...  Helen Hutton 5 episodes, 2007
...  Jessie Brown 5 episodes, 2007
...  Sir Charles Maulver 5 episodes, 2007-2009
Hannah Hobley ...  Bertha 4 episodes, 2007-2009
Hannah Stokely ...  Bessie 4 episodes, 2007
...  Margaret Gidman 3 episodes, 2007-2009
...  Job Gregson 3 episodes, 2007
Andrew Byrne ...  Malachi Gregson 3 episodes, 2007
...  Jack Marshland 3 episodes, 2007
...  Clara Smith / ... 3 episodes, 2007-2009
...  William Buxton 2 episodes, 2009
...  Miss Deborah Jenkyns 2 episodes, 2007
...  Mrs Bell 2 episodes, 2009
...  Peggy Bell 2 episodes, 2009
...  Edward Bell 2 episodes, 2009
...  Mr Buxton 2 episodes, 2009
...  Erminia Whyte 2 episodes, 2009
Haydon Downing ...  Walter Hutton 2 episodes, 2007
...  Mr Peter Jenkyns 2 episodes, 2009
...  Major Gordon 2 episodes, 2007
...  Mr Holbrook / ... 2 episodes, 2007
Roger Ennals ...  Mulliner 2 episodes, 2007
Patricia Leach ...  Gypsy Woman 2 episodes, 2007
Andrew Westfield ...  Farmer Graves 2 episodes, 2007
...  Kate 2 episodes, 2007
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In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.

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Elizabeth Gaskell's Cranford  »

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The straw bonnet with a pale blue ribbon worn by Judi Dench (Miss Matty) is the same costume worn by Kate Winslet (Marianne Dashwood) at Barton Cottage in Sense and Sensibility (1995), and by Maggie Smith (Betsey Trotwood) in David Copperfield (1999). See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 12 July 2011 (2011) See more »

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Just wonderful in every way
16 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

I cannot believe that anyone could miss this wonderful piece of work. I have just watched the final episode with tears streaming down my face! Partly due to the content and partly due to the fact that there will be no more of this feast of period drama/comedy/social comment.Not one performance has jarred not one piece of dialogue does not uplift ones heart. I cannot praise the whole thing enough (perhaps you may have noticed)!! It would be unfair to single out one of the actors for special praise as they were all so exemplary and masters of their craft. Versatility, though, was seen by Philip Glenister's part. To have seen him as the detective in Life on Mars then see him do Cranford just shows what a wealth of talent the British scene has. I want to see it again!!


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