Hard Times (1977– )

Episode #1.2 

Encouraged by her father, Louisa Gradgrind reluctantly accepts Bounderby's marriage proposal. Enter Capt. James Harthouse, a glib Parliamentarian offering Louisa relief from her loveless ... See full summary »

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Episode credited cast:
Patrick Allen ... Thomas Gradgrind
Rosalie Crutchley ... Mrs. Sparsit
Michelle Dibnah Michelle Dibnah ... Sissy Jupe
Alan Dobie Alan Dobie ... Stephen Blackpool
Patrick Durkin ... Slackbridge
Barbara Ewing Barbara Ewing ... Rachael
Sean Flanagan Sean Flanagan ... Bitzer
Edward Fox ... Capt. James Harthouse
Ursula Howells Ursula Howells ... Mrs. Gradgrind
Peter Martin ... Waiter
Bert Oxley Bert Oxley ... Chairman
Jacqueline Tong ... Louisa Gradgrind
Don Troedson Don Troedson ... Mill Owner
Timothy West ... Josiah Bounderby
Richard Wren Richard Wren ... Tom Gradgrind
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Encouraged by her father, Louisa Gradgrind reluctantly accepts Bounderby's marriage proposal. Enter Capt. James Harthouse, a glib Parliamentarian offering Louisa relief from her loveless household. Meanwhile, Bounderby unfairly fires the honest Stephen Blackpool, who resolves to build a new life elsewhere. Before Stephen leaves, Louisa pays him a visit, and her brother Tom throws him a lifeline. Written by Anonymous

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1 November 1977 (UK) See more »

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