The Crowded Street

A dramatisation of Winifred Holtby's 1924 novel about Muriel Hammond's journey to womanhood and independence.

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Muriel Hammond's journey to womanhood and independence in 1900s Yorkshire.

Winifred Holtby dramatisation with Claire Goose.

Winifred Holtby's tale of a woman's journey to independence.

Set in wartime Yorkshire.

Stars Claire Goose and Brigit Forsyth.

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Connie makes a dramatic return to Marshington, and there's bad news from The Front.

Muriel Hammond's journey to womanhood and independence in 1900s Yorkshire.

Winifred Holtby dramatisation with Claire Goose.

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Muriel unwittingly disgraces herself at her first party and then has to face the harsh reality of boarding school.

Life brightens, however, when she befriends the exotic and beautiful Clare Duquesne.

Muriel Hammond journeys to womanhood and independence.

With Claire Goose.

Winifred Holtby dramatisation with Claire Goose and Brigit Forsyth.

Going to her first party, the journey of Muriel Hammond to womanhood and independence.

Stars Claire Goose and Brigit Forsyth.

Diana Griffiths' dramatisation of Winifred Holtby's tale of a woman's journey into self-fulfilment.

1/10. Muriel unwittingly disgraces herself at her first party and then has to face the harsh reality of boarding school. Life brightens, however, when she befriends the exotic and beautiful Clare Duquesne.

Muriel....Clare Goose

Mrs Hammond....Brigit Forsyth

Mr Hammond....David Fleeshman

Clare Duquesne....Victoria Brazier

Miss Hancock....Daryl Fishwick

Young Muriel....Ellie Sager

Young Godfrey....Jon-Paul Bell

Directed by Pauline Harris.

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Muriel has finished boarding school and is returning home to Marshington, where her mother aims to pair her off with Godfrey Neale.

But then Muriel's friend Clare visits and turns the Hammond household upside-down.

An exotic guest in the Hammond household causes confusion for Muriel.

Winifred Holtby dramatisation with Claire Goose.

After leaving school, an exotic guest back home sparks confusion for Muriel Hammond.

Stars Claire Goose and James D'Arcy.

Diana Griffiths' dramatisation of Winifred Holtby's tale of a woman's journey into self-fulfilment.

2/10. Muriel has finished boarding school and is returning home to Marshington, where her mother aims to pair her off with Godfrey Neale. But then Muriel's friend Clare visits and turns the Hammond household upside-down.

Muriel....Clare Goose

Connie....Joanne Froggatt

Godfrey....James D'Arcy

Mrs Hammond....Brigit Forsyth

Mr Hammond....David Fleeshman

Clare Duquesne....Victoria Brazier

Delia Vaughan....Deborah McAndrew

Directed by Pauline Harris.

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Godfrey Neale wants to go riding with the beautiful Clare Duquesne, but Muriel's sister Connie is determined not to be left out.

When she's not gawping at Godfrey, Muriel gazes at the stars.

With Claire Goose.

Winifred Holtby dramatisation with Claire Goose.

When she's not gawping at Godfrey, Muriel Hammond is gazing at the stars.

Stars Claire Goose and Joanne Froggatt.

Diana Griffiths's dramatisation of Winifred Holtby's tale of a woman's journey into self-fulfilment.

3/10. Godfrey Neale wants to go riding with the beautiful Clare Duquesne, but Muriel's sister Connie is determined not to be left out.

Muriel....Clare Goose

Connie....Joanne Froggatt

Godfrey....James D'Arcy

Mrs Hammond....Brigit Forsyth

Clare Duquesne....Victoria Brazier

Delia Vaughan....Deborah McAndrew

Mrs Neale....Julie Westwood

Directed by Pauline Harris.

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Mrs Hammond is desperate to find husbands for Muriel and her sister Connie.

On the eve of war, Muriel and Connie are single and settled in Marshington.

Winifred Holtby dramatisation with Claire Goose.

On the eve of the 1914 war, Muriel and Connie are single and settled in Marshington.

Stars Claire Goose and James D'Arcy.

Diana Griffiths's dramatisation of Winifred Holtby's tale of a woman's journey into self-fulfilment.

4/10. Mrs Hammond is desperate to find husbands for Muriel and her sister Connie.

Muriel....Clare Goose

Connie....Joanne Froggatt

Godfrey....James D'Arcy

Mrs Hammond....Brigit Forsyth

Delia Vaughan....Deborah McAndrew

Martin Elliot/Dr McKissack....Graeme Hawley

Directed by Pauline Harris.

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Muriel and her mother visit Scarborough during the War but the Germans are shelling the town.

A visit from Godfrey Neale changes the course of Muriel's life.

War plays havoc with Muriel's aspirations and experiences of love.

With Claire Goose.

Winifred Holtby dramatisation with Claire Goose.

War plays havoc with Muriel Hammond's aspirations and her experiences of love.

Stars Claire Goose and Brigit Forsyth.

Diana Griffiths's dramatisation of Winifred Holtby's tale of a woman's journey into self-fulfilment.

5/10. Muriel and her mother visit Scarborough during the War but the Germans are shelling the town. A visit from Godfrey Neale changes the course of Muriel's life.

Muriel....Clare Goose

Connie....Joanne Froggatt

Godfrey....James D'Arcy

Mrs Hammond....Brigit Forsyth

Delia Vaughan....Deborah McAndrew

Directed by Pauline Harris.

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Connie makes a dramatic return to Marshington, and there's bad news from The Front.

Muriel's sister Connie returns home unexpectedly with startling news.

Connie makes a dramatic return and Muriel gets news.

Winifred Holtby dramatisation.

Winifred Holtby dramatisation with Claire Goose and Brigit Forysth.

Diana Griffiths' dramatisation of Winifred Holtby's tale of a woman's journey into self-fulfilment.

6/10. Muriel's sister Connie returns home unexpectedly with startling news.

Muriel....Clare Goose

Connie....Joanne Froggatt

Mr Hammond....David Fleeshman

Mrs Hammond....Brigit Forsyth

Bobby Collins....Sam Curtis

Lady Grainger....Daryl Fishwick

Young man....Steven Rostance

Directed by Pauline Harris.

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Muriel tries to help Connie unravel her complicated love life.

Dramatisation of Winifred Holtby's novel.

Muriel has gone to stay with Connie in the Yorkshire Moors.

Connie, desperate for Muriel's help, receives a letter and discovers the truth concerning a past lover.

Muriel helps Connie to unravel her complicated love life.

Winifred Holtby dramatisation.

Winifred Holtby dramatisation with Claire Goose and Joanne Froggatt.

Diana Griffiths' dramatisation of Winifred Holtby's tale of a woman's journey into self-fulfilment.

7/10. Muriel has gone to stay with Connie in the Yorkshire Moors. Connie, desperate for Muriel's help, receives a letter and discovers the truth concerning a past lover.

Muriel....Clare Goose

Connie....Joanne Froggatt

Mrs Hammond....Brigit Forsyth

Mr Todd....Paul McCleary

Mrs Todd....Deborah McAndrew

Ben Todd....Graeme Hawley

Alice....Tahira Dar

Directed by Pauline Harris.

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Muriel has to deal with personal loss and makes a major change in her lifestyle.

Connie becomes seriously ill, the first world war ends and muriel gets an unexpected proposition.

Muriel hears news of Delia and comes to a decision.

Winifred Holtby dramatisation.

Winifred Holtby dramatisation with Claire Goose and Brigit Forysth.

As the war comes to an end, Muriel hears news of Delia and comes to a decision.

Stars Claire Goose and Deborah McAndrew.

Diana Griffiths's dramatisation of Winifred Holtby's tale of a woman's journey into self-fulfilment.

8/10. Connie becomes seriously ill, the First World War ends and Muriel gets an unexpected proposition.

Muriel....Clare Goose

Mr Hammond....David Fleeshman

Mrs Hammond....Brigit Forsyth

Ben Todd....Graeme Hawley

Delia Vaughan....Deborah McAndrew

Reverend Vaughan....Paul McCleary

Aunt Beatrice....Daryl Fishwick

Directed by Pauline Harris.

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Muriel moves to London and once again meets with Godfrey.

Muriel moves from Yorkshire to London to live with Delia.

She quickly adjusts to her new life until she receives an unexpected visit.

Muriel arrives in London and Godfrey pays a visit.

With Claire Goose and James D'arcy.

Winifred Holtby dramatisation with Claire Goose and James D'arcy.

Muriel arrives in London to help Delia with her reformist work and Godfrey pays a visit.

Stars Claire Goose and James D'Arcy.

Diana Griffiths's dramatisation of Winifred Holtby's tale of a woman's journey into self-fulfilment.

9/10. Muriel moves from Yorkshire to London to live with Delia. She quickly adjusts to her new life until she receives an unexpected visit.

Muriel....Clare Goose

Delia Vaughan....Deborah McAndrew

Godfrey....James D'Arcy

Mrs Hammond....Brigit Forsyth

Directed by Pauline Harris.

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Muriel and Godfrey have an emotional encounter in Marshington.

Winifred Holtby dramatisation concludes with Claire Goose.

With Claire Goose.

Muriel returns to Marshington in Yorkshire for the annual fete and is faced with a life-changing decision.

Diana Griffiths's dramatisation of Winifred Holtby's tale of a woman's journey into self-fulfilment.

10/10. Muriel returns to Marshington in Yorkshire for the annual fete and is faced with a life-changing decision.

Muriel....Clare Goose

Godfrey....James D'Arcy

Mrs Hammond....Brigit Forsyth

Directed by Pauline Harris.