An adaptation of Flora Thompson's autobiographical novel "Lark Rise To Candleford", set in 19 century Oxfordshire, in which a young girl moves to the local market town to begin an apprenticeship as a postmistress.

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...  Laura Timmins 40 episodes, 2008-2011
...  Adult Laura 40 episodes, 2008-2011
...  Dorcas Lane 40 episodes, 2008-2011
Fergus Drysdale ...  Frank Timmins 39 episodes, 2008-2011
Martha Murdoch ...  Ethel Timmins 39 episodes, 2008-2011
...  Emma Timmins 38 episodes, 2008-2011
...  Alf Arless 38 episodes, 2008-2011
Thomas Rhys Jones ...  Edmund Timmins 38 episodes, 2008-2011
...  Thomas Brown 37 episodes, 2008-2011
...  Twister Turrill 37 episodes, 2008-2011
...  Queenie Turrill / ... 36 episodes, 2008-2011
...  Pearl Pratt 36 episodes, 2008-2011
Sophie Miles ...  Sally Arless / ... 35 episodes, 2008-2011
Hope Yeomans ...  Lizzie Arless 35 episodes, 2008-2011
...  Robert Timmins 31 episodes, 2008-2010
...  Ruby Pratt 31 episodes, 2008-2011
...  Margaret Brown / ... 30 episodes, 2008-2011
...  Minnie Mude 29 episodes, 2009-2011
Harry Miles ...  Archie Arless / ... 23 episodes, 2008-2010
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An adaptation of Flora Thompson's autobiographical novel "Lark Rise To Candleford", set in 19 century Oxfordshire, in which a young girl moves to the local market town to begin an apprenticeship as a postmistress.

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The series was parodied by Victoria Wood in 2009 for her seasonal special Mid Life Christmas. In it, the series is renamed Lark Pies to Cranchesterford and centres around the Post and Potato Office ran by the sultry Miss Finch (Wood). See more »

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In Series 1, the characters played by Sophie Miles and Harry Miles were called Tilda and Wally Arless, whereas in Series 2 and 3 they were called Sally and Archie Arless. See more »

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Twister Turrill: God must like a comely tune else we'd all be Germans.
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I think this is wonderful!
10 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

I have not read the books and so do not know how true it is to them but as a drama in itself i think that it is brilliant! There are many story lines yet they all link into one, the acting is superb and hilarious, an extremely worthwhile period drama and I am very pleased to say that my cousins who are 15 and 17 year old males, are absolutely obsessed and I am very pleased that it is appealing to such a wide range of people and educating them. Who knows, we could have them watching Jane Austen next!!!!!!!! We record it on a Sunday night and as we do not have any spare evenings until Friday night to watch it, I am practically tearing my hair to see what happens! I love this and don't want it to end!


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