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Jericho 

Not Rated | | Drama, Western | TV Series (2016)
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In the Yorkshire Dales in the 1870s, the shantytown of Jericho is the home of a community that will live, thrive and die in the shadow of the viaduct they've been brought together to build.

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Steve Thompson
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Series cast summary:
Jessica Raine ...  Annie Quaintain 8 episodes, 2016
Samuel Bottomley ...  George Quaintain 8 episodes, 2016
Hans Matheson ...  Johnny Jackson / ... 8 episodes, 2016
Clarke Peters ...  Ralph Coates 8 episodes, 2016
Daniel Rigby ...  Charles Blackwood 8 episodes, 2016
Jeany Spark Jeany Spark ...  Isabella Lambton 8 episodes, 2016
Sophie Thompson ...  Lizzie Capstick 8 episodes, 2016
Stephen Thompson ...  Davey Sharpe 8 episodes, 2016
Elliot Barnes-Worrell ...  Easter 8 episodes, 2016
Phil Cornwell ...  Joe Capstick 8 episodes, 2016
Martina Laird Martina Laird ...  Epiphany 8 episodes, 2016
Lorraine Ashbourne ...  Lace Polly 8 episodes, 2016
Natalie Gavin ...  Alma Capstick 7 episodes, 2016
Tommy McDonnell Tommy McDonnell ...  Dagger 7 episodes, 2016
Paul Loughran ...  Devon Sam 7 episodes, 2016
Amy James-Kelly ...  Martha Quaintain 7 episodes, 2016
Lucy Black Lucy Black ...  Hatty Laggan 7 episodes, 2016
Darren Morfitt Darren Morfitt ...  Shay 7 episodes, 2016
Jessica Gunning ...  Mabel 5 episodes, 2016
Tony Pritchard Tony Pritchard ...  Hawker 5 episodes, 2016
John Tams John Tams ...  Songbird 3 episodes, 2016
Mark Addy ...  Earl Bamford 2 episodes, 2016
Jack Hickey ...  Rory McCleod 2 episodes, 2016
Richard Ridings ...  Thornhill 2 episodes, 2016
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Set in the Yorkshire Dales in the 1870s, the series focuses upon the shanty town of Jericho, home to a community that will live, thrive and die in the shadow of the viaduct they've been brought together to build. Jericho is a community of people with secrets to hide and those looking to start again.

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Drama | Western

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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The series is set in the fictional town of Jericho, a shanty town in the Yorkshire Dales of England. See more »

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Smut and grime a good tale does not one make...sometimes :)
29 March 2016 | by angelajohnsonrSee all my reviews

I think people coming to Jericho for historical accuracy, smut and grime filled realism will be sadly disappointed with this show.

Those of us with a bit more open mind will accept that not all shows need to be so closely attached to realism to be a good tale. Jericho provides some elements of harsh realities but not to the point of compromising the integrity of what I believe the show is trying to achieve. Which is a moral line drawn in the sand and a way to spin a tale but also show us that people can eventually make the right choices, they can change. The show has clearly set boundaries for a reason and this is what makes it so hard for people to accept now with other shows related to the same era baring all for maximum profit and delights. If you compare it to those shows then of course it will fall short for your needs.

Perhaps (most likely) it is a marketing failure on the networks part, but the show has seemed to draw in people that just want to see more smut, realism, and close attention to facts only.

In short, if you want harsh realities with no sense of purpose but to reflect what we already know to be true on human nature there are plenty of other shows to watch--Jericho is NOT one of them.( I am not saying there is no value in realism, I am saying Jericho is not to be compared, because it's simply not the same style)

If you want an interesting tale set in this time with more emphasis on integrity of actions Jericho is the show to watch.

Re-market this show correctly so people do not get confused about what to expect and some fair reviews can start to come in.


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