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Jamaica Inn 

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A young woman moves in with her aunt and uncle and soon discovers unsavory happenings in her new home.
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Series cast summary:
Jessica Brown Findlay ...  Mary Yellan 3 episodes, 2014
Matthew McNulty ...  Jem Merlyn 3 episodes, 2014
Sean Harris ...  Joss Merlyn 3 episodes, 2014
Joanne Whalley ...  Aunt Patience 3 episodes, 2014
Ben Daniels ...  Francis Davey 3 episodes, 2014
Shirley Henderson ...  Hannah Davey 3 episodes, 2014
Tristan Sturrock ...  Eli Brown 3 episodes, 2014
Elliot Levey ...  Ambrose 3 episodes, 2014
Christopher Fairbank ...  Harry 3 episodes, 2014
Charles Furness Charles Furness ...  Thomas 3 episodes, 2014
Patrick O'Kane ...  Legassik 3 episodes, 2014
Andrew Scarborough Andrew Scarborough ...  Magistrate Bassat 3 episodes, 2014
Andy Gillies ...  Cakey 3 episodes, 2014
Paul Bullion ...  Tubby 3 episodes, 2014
Danny Miller Danny Miller ...  William 3 episodes, 2014
Scarlett Archer Scarlett Archer ...  Beth 3 episodes, 2014
Charlotte Lucas Charlotte Lucas ...  Mrs. Bassat 2 episodes, 2014
James Rastall ...  Ned 2 episodes, 2014
Rory Mulroe ...  Wrecker 1 / ... 2 episodes, 2014
Justin Pearson ...  Wrecker 2 2 episodes, 2014
Simon Meacock ...  Abe 2 episodes, 2014
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Cornwall, early 19th century. A recently orphaned young woman by the name of Mary arrives to live with her aunt and uncle after the death of her widowed mother. It isn't long before Mary learns that her aunt's husband, Joss, leads a band of criminals who cause shipwrecks for profit. Coming closer to the truth of everything will cause Mary to fear for her life. Written by mahajanssen

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 2015 (USA) See more »

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Jamaica Inn See more »

Filming Locations:

Kirkby Lonsdale See more »

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(3 episodes) | (total run time)

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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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The series received 2,182 complaints about mumbling actors. See more »

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Referenced in Have I Got News for You: Episode #49.1 (2015) See more »

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Over Atmosphering
24 April 2014 | by ronaeleantrobusSee all my reviews

The only version of Jamaica Inn I had watched before this was the one with Jane Seymour,which I'm quite fond of.I have noticed that because of recessions,we seem to be having spates of darkly lit grim dramas,and intense acting.There's nothing wrong with that of course,but It starts to feel like all other dramas rolled into one,because really it felt to modern,too abrasive for the time it was meant to be set in,and the excitement and tension was lost (I did feel they gave away the culprit to early).Plus the audio,Sean Harris was the worst,which is a shame,as he is a very good actor,possibly giving the best performance in the entire series,despite his mumbling growls.Jessica Brown Findlay gave a believable performance as Mary Yellan,credit to her that we didn't even remember Lady Sybil as she romanced a thief.Overall a series I watched,but would not watch again,best to watch the Seymour version,or The Thirteenth Tale,the bbc didn't even widely advertise it,and it was remarkably better than this series.


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