Cranford : Season 1

Season #: 1, 2
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Summary: This historical five-part show based on three of Elizabeth Gaskell's novellas is brought to the BBC with an all-star cast including Judi Dench. The story follows the lives and loves of the inhabitants of the northern market town over a year in the mid 1800s. Amongst other things the arrival of a new doctor and the ever-encroaching railway provide the townsfolk with plenty to get excited about.

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Network: BBC-1 , BBC
Genre(s): Drama
Creators: Sue Birtwistle, Susie Conklin
Seasons: 1, 2
Cast Credit
Francesca Annis Lady Ludlow
Julia Sawalha Jessie Brown
Lesley Manville Mrs Rose
Philip Glenister Mr Carter
Deborah Findlay Miss Augusta Tomkinson
Greg Wise Lord Charles Maulver
Andrew Buchan Jem Hearne
Michael Gambon Mr Holbrook
Judi Dench Miss Matty Jenkins
Selina Griffiths Miss Caroline Tomkinson
Kimberley Nixon Sophy Hutton
Barbara Flynn Mrs Jamieson
Lisa Dillon Miss Mary Smith
Alex Etel Harry Gregson
Imelda Staunton Miss Pole
Julia MacKenzie Mrs Forrester
Simon Woods Dr Frank Harrison
Jim Carter Captain Brown
Eileen Atkins Miss Deborah Jenkins
Simon Wood Dr Frank Harrison