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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Series cast summary:
...  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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Ruby Bentall and Richard Harrington (Minnie& Gabriel) were also in Poldark together. 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 absolutely loved it...
30 March 2009 | by See all my reviews

This is my first comment in this forum. I think the casting was very well done. I am torn as to whether it tops Cranford. I have to admit I have a soft spot for Cranford.

I believe the casting of Twister and Queenie reminds me so much of my grandparents. They were well casted together. Twister had me in stitches in many scenes. While Dawn French was a little over the top I believe it to be her character anyway so it did not take much away from the series.

Julia was perfect for the part she did very well with all her scenes. Do not think it was disappointing at all.

The landscape was "extraordinary"...without a doubt a rival to many of the great landscapes in North and South, Cranford and wives daughters.


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