Elizabeth Gaskell - Wives And Daughters

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
1Calf Love20110608 (BBC7)
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. The last novel from the author of Cranford finds Molly spending time away from Papa.

. The last novel from the author of Cranford finds Molly spending time away from Papa.

The last novel from the author of Cranford finds Molly faced with spending time away from Papa. Starring Tom Wilkinson.

. The last novel from the author of Cranford finds Molly spending time away from Papa.

2A Crisis20110609 (BBC7)
20110608 (BBC7)
. The prospect of a stepmother looms large on Molly's horizon. Starring Tom Wilkinson.

. The prospect of a stepmother looms large on Molly's horizon. Starring Tom Wilkinson.

The prospect of a stepmother looms large on Molly's horizon. Starring Tom Wilkinson and Kathryn Hurlbutt.

. The prospect of a stepmother looms large on Molly's horizon. Starring Tom Wilkinson.

3The New Mama20110610 (BBC7)
20110609 (BBC7)
. Molly has to come to terms with her father's betrothed. With Angela Pleasance.

In this novel from the author of Cranford, Molly has to come to terms with her father's betrothed. With Angela Pleasance.

4Mr Osborne Hamley's Secret20110611 (BBC7)
20110610 (BBC7)
. Molly overhears some shocking information regarding the Squire's son.

. Molly overhears some shocking information regarding the Squire's son.

Molly overhears some shocking information regarding the Squire's son. From the author of Cranford. Starring Kathryn Hurlbutt.

. Molly overhears some shocking information regarding the Squire's son.

520110613 (BBC7)

At the Easter dance, Molly is concerned when Cynthia is pursued by Mr Preston. With Kathryn Hurlbutt and Anne-Louise Lambert.

. At the Easter dance, Molly is concerned when Cynthia is pursued by Mr Preston.

520110614 (BBC7)

At the Easter dance, Molly is concerned when Cynthia is pursued by Mr Preston. With Kathryn Hurlbutt and Anne-Louise Lambert.

. At the Easter dance, Molly is concerned when Cynthia is pursued by Mr Preston.

520110613 (BBC7). At the Easter dance, Molly is concerned when Cynthia is pursued by Mr Preston.
520110614 (BBC7). At the Easter dance, Molly is concerned when Cynthia is pursued by Mr Preston.
6The Mother's Manoeuvre20110615 (BBC7)
20110614 (BBC7)
. Osborne's complicated past leads to difficulties and Cynthia receives a proposal.

. Osborne's complicated past leads to difficulties and Cynthia receives a proposal.

Osborne's complicated past leads to difficulties and Cynthia receives a proposal. Starring Tom Wilkinson and Kathryn Hurlbutt.

. Osborne's complicated past leads to difficulties and Cynthia receives a proposal.

7The Storm Bursts20110616 (BBC7)
20110615 (BBC7)
. Cynthia reveals all about her relationship with Mr Preston. Starring Kathryn Hurlbutt.

. Cynthia reveals all about her relationship with Mr Preston. Starring Kathryn Hurlbutt.

Cynthia reveals all about her relationship with Mr Preston. Starring Kathryn Hurlbutt and Anne-Louise Lambert.

. Cynthia reveals all about her relationship with Mr Preston. Starring Kathryn Hurlbutt.

8Scandal and Its Victim20110617 (BBC7)
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. Lady Harriet tries to redeem Molly's reputation and Cynthia has to face up to her past.

. Lady Harriet tries to redeem Molly's reputation and Cynthia has to face up to her past.

Lady Harriet tries to redeem Molly's reputation and Cynthia has to face up to her past. With Tom Wilkinson and Angela Pleasence.

. Lady Harriet tries to redeem Molly's reputation and Cynthia has to face up to her past.

9 LASTReviving Hopes and Brightening Prospects20110618 (BBC7)
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. What will become of Osborne's wife and child? And is a proposal on its way to Cynthia?

. What will become of Osborne's wife and child? And is a proposal on its way to Cynthia?

What will become of Osborne's wife and child? And is a marriage proposal on its way to Cynthia? Starring Kathryn Hurlbutt.

. What will become of Osborne's wife and child? And is a proposal on its way to Cynthia?

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Episode One

It's an exciting day for young Molly Gibson as she prepares for her first visit to the Hollingford gala. But her experience there gives her widowed father Dr Gibson a new idea. Elizabeth' Gaskell's classic novel of everyday provincial life in the 1820s is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.

Lily Gaskell.... Deborah McAndrew

Molly Gibson.... Emerald O'Hanrahan

Dr Gibson.... Jamie Newall

Hyacinth Kirkpatrick.... Julia Hills

Lady Cumnor.... Claire Neilson

Dorothy Browning.... Marian Kemmer

Phoebe Browning.... Susan Jeffrey

Mrs Goodenough.... Kate Layden

Coxe.... Henry Devas

Wynne.... Iain Batchelor

Bethia/Miss Rose.... Toni Midlane

Squire Hamley.... Paul Greenwood

Mrs Hamley.... Jilly Bond

Roger Hamley.... Gunnar Cauthery

Cynthia.... Maya Barcot

Produced and directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Notes

Wives and Daughters was written in the 1860s and serialised in the Cornhill Magazine. It is set in the 1820s and deals to a large extent with the position of women in Society. Elizabeth Gaskell left it unfinished, so any dramatiser of the novel is faced with guessing the intended outcome of the story.

Theresa Heskins previously adapted Lady Audley's Secret for the Woman's Hour serial, and has adapted Bleak House and Great Expectations for the New Vic Theatre, North Staffordshire, where she is Artistic Director.

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Episode Two

Dr Gibson realises his daughter has become a young woman, and has to prescribe strong medicine for one of his apprentices. Meanwhile Molly has to prepare herself for an unexpected trip. Elizabeth' Gaskell's classic novel of everyday provincial life in the 1820s is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.

Lily Gaskell.... Deborah McAndrew

Molly Gibson.... Emerald O'Hanrahan

Dr Gibson.... Jamie Newall

Hyacinth Kirkpatrick.... Julia Hills

Lady Cumnor.... Claire Neilson

Dorothy Browning.... Marian Kemmer

Phoebe Browning.... Susan Jeffrey

Mrs Goodenough.... Kate Layden

Coxe.... Henry Devas

Wynne.... Iain Batchelor

Bethia/Miss Rose.... Toni Midlane

Squire Hamley.... Paul Greenwood

Mrs Hamley.... Jilly Bond

Roger Hamley.... Gunnar Cauthery

Cynthia.... Maya Barcot

Produced and directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Notes

Wives and Daughters was written in the 1860s and serialised in the Cornhill Magazine. It is set in the 1820s and deals to a large extent with the position of women in Society. Elizabeth Gaskell left it unfinished, so any dramatiser of the novel is faced with guessing the intended outcome of the story.

Theresa Heskins previously adapted Lady Audley's Secret for the Woman's Hour serial, and has adapted Bleak House and Great Expectations for the New Vic Theatre, North Staffordshire, where she is Artistic Director.

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Episode Three

Molly hears all about the Hamley Brothers while becoming a good friend to the ailing Mrs Hamley. She is reunited with her father when he arrives bearing some intriguing news. Elizabeth' Gaskell's classic novel of everyday provincial life in the 1820s is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.

Lily Gaskell.... Deborah McAndrew

Molly Gibson.... Emerald O'Hanrahan

Dr Gibson.... Jamie Newall

Hyacinth Kirkpatrick.... Julia Hills

Lady Cumnor.... Claire Neilson

Dorothy Browning.... Marian Kemmer

Phoebe Browning.... Susan Jeffrey

Mrs Goodenough.... Kate Layden

Coxe.... Henry Devas

Wynne.... Iain Batchelor

Bethia/Miss Rose.... Toni Midlane

Squire Hamley.... Paul Greenwood

Mrs Hamley.... Jilly Bond

Roger Hamley.... Gunnar Cauthery

Cynthia.... Maya Barcot

Produced and directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Notes

Wives and Daughters was written in the 1860s and serialised in the Cornhill Magazine. It is set in the 1820s and deals to a large extent with the position of women in Society. Elizabeth Gaskell left it unfinished, so any dramatiser of the novel is faced with guessing the intended outcome of the story.

Theresa Heskins previously adapted Lady Audley's Secret for the Woman's Hour serial, and has adapted Bleak House and Great Expectations for the New Vic Theatre, North Staffordshire, where she is Artistic Director.

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Episode Four

As Molly comes to terms with her father's news, we hear how he came to his momentous decision. Still at Hamley Hall, Molly begins to see Roger in a more sympathetic light. Elizabeth' Gaskell's classic novel of everyday provincial life in the 1820s is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.

Lily Gaskell.... Deborah McAndrew

Molly Gibson.... Emerald O'Hanrahan

Dr Gibson.... Jamie Newall

Hyacinth Kirkpatrick.... Julia Hills

Lady Cumnor.... Claire Neilson

Dorothy Browning.... Marian Kemmer

Phoebe Browning.... Susan Jeffrey

Mrs Goodenough.... Kate Layden

Coxe.... Henry Devas

Wynne.... Iain Batchelor

Bethia/Miss Rose.... Toni Midlane

Squire Hamley.... Paul Greenwood

Mrs Hamley.... Jilly Bond

Roger Hamley.... Gunnar Cauthery

Cynthia.... Maya Barcot

Produced and directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Notes

Wives and Daughters was written in the 1860s and serialised in the Cornhill Magazine. It is set in the 1820s and deals to a large extent with the position of women in Society. Elizabeth Gaskell left it unfinished, so any dramatiser of the novel is faced with guessing the intended outcome of the story.

Theresa Heskins previously adapted Lady Audley's Secret for the Woman's Hour serial, and has adapted Bleak House and Great Expectations for the New Vic Theatre, North Staffordshire, where she is Artistic Director.

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Episode Five

Molly has to come to terms with many changes in her life. The changes to the house are not all to her taste, and she is called to Mrs Hamley's bedside. Finally she is burdened with an important secret by the Hamley brothers. Elizabeth Gaskell's classic novel of everyday provincial life in the 1820s is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.

Lily Gaskell.... Deborah McAndrew

Molly Gibson.... Emerald O'Hanrahan

Dr Gibson.... Jamie Newall

Hyacinth Kirkpatrick.... Julia Hills

Lady Cumnor.... Claire Neilson

Dorothy Browning.... Marian Kemmer

Phoebe Browning.... Susan Jeffrey

Mrs Goodenough.... Kate Layden

Coxe.... Henry Devas

Wynne.... Iain Batchelor

Bethia/Miss Rose.... Toni Midlane

Squire Hamley.... Paul Greenwood

Mrs Hamley.... Jilly Bond

Roger Hamley.... Gunnar Cauthery

Cynthia.... Maya Barcot

Produced and directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Notes

Wives and Daughters was written in the 1860s and serialised in the Cornhill Magazine. It is set in the 1820s and deals to a large extent with the position of women in Society. Elizabeth Gaskell left it unfinished, so any dramatiser of the novel is faced with guessing the intended outcome of the story.

Theresa Heskins previously adapted Lady Audley's Secret for the Woman's Hour serial, and has adapted Bleak House and Great Expectations for the New Vic Theatre, North Staffordshire, where she is Artistic Director.

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Episode Six

It's the day of the Easter Charity Ball and Cynthia receives a gift from a mysterious admirer. Hyacinth see the dance as an opportunity to introduce her daughter to a number of possible suitors. Elizabeth Gaskell's classic novel of everyday provincial life in the 1820s is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.

Lily Gaskell.... Deborah McAndrew

Molly Gibson.... Emerald O'Hanrahan

Dr Gibson.... Jamie Newall

Roger Hamley.... Gunnar Cauthery

Cynthia.... Maya Barcot

Hyacinth.... Julia Hills

Lady Harriett.... Cathy Sara

Dorothy Browning.... Marian Kemmer

Phoebe Browning.... Susan Jeffrey

Mr Preston.... Timothy Watson

Produced and Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Notes

Wives and Daughters was written in the 1860s and serialised in the Cornhill Magazine. It is set in the 1820s and deals to a large extent with the position of women in Society. Elizabeth Gaskell left it unfinished, so any dramatiser of the novel is faced with guessing the intended outcome of the story.

Theresa Heskins previously adapted Lady Audley's Secret for the Woman's Hour serial, and has adapted Bleak House and Great Expectations for the New Vic Theatre, North Staffordshire, where she is Artistic Director.

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Epsiode Seven

Roger Hamley makes two important decisions, and Molly is obliged to keep yet more secrets. Meanwhile, Hyacinth incurs the wrath of her husband with a breach of professional etiquette. Elizabeth Gaskell's classic novel of everyday provincial life in the 1820s is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.

Lily Gaskell.... Deborah McAndrew

Molly Gibson.... Emerald O'Hanrahan

Dr Gibson.... Jamie Newall

Roger Hamley.... Gunnar Cauthery

Cynthia.... Maya Barcot

Hyacinth.... Julia Hills

Lady Harriett.... Cathy Sara

Dorothy Browning.... Marian Kemmer

Phoebe Browning.... Susan Jeffrey

Mr Preston.... Timothy Watson

Produced and Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Notes

Wives and Daughters was written in the 1860s and serialised in the Cornhill Magazine. It is set in the 1820s and deals to a large extent with the position of women in Society. Elizabeth Gaskell left it unfinished, so any dramatiser of the novel is faced with guessing the intended outcome of the story.

Theresa Heskins previously adapted Lady Audley's Secret for the Woman's Hour serial, and has adapted Bleak House and Great Expectations for the New Vic Theatre, North Staffordshire, where she is Artistic Director.

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Episode Eight

With Roger away in Africa, Hyacinth and Cynthia take a trip to London for a few days. Molly relishes the time alone with her father, but the town gossips are whispering about the mysterious Mr Preston and an unidentified young lady. Elizabeth Gaskell's classic novel of everyday provincial life in the 1820s is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.

Lily Gaskell.... Deborah McAndrew

Molly Gibson.... Emerald O'Hanrahan

Dr Gibson.... Jamie Newall

Roger Hamley.... Gunnar Cauthery

Cynthia.... Maya Barcot

Hyacinth.... Julia Hills

Lady Harriett.... Cathy Sara

Dorothy Browning.... Marian Kemmer

Phoebe Browning.... Susan Jeffrey

Mr Preston.... Timothy Watson

Produced and Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Notes

Wives and Daughters was written in the 1860s and serialised in the Cornhill Magazine. It is set in the 1820s and deals to a large extent with the position of women in Society. Elizabeth Gaskell left it unfinished, so any dramatiser of the novel is faced with guessing the intended outcome of the story.

Theresa Heskins previously adapted Lady Audley's Secret for the Woman's Hour serial, and has adapted Bleak House and Great Expectations for the New Vic Theatre, North Staffordshire, where she is Artistic Director.

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Molly discovers some shocking news when she finds Cynthia talking to someone in the woods. Burdened with yet another secret, she undertakes to help her step-sister with her problem, but she may have bitten off more than she can chew. Elizabeth Gaskell's classic novel of everyday provincial life in the 1820s is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.

Lily Gaskell.... Deborah McAndrew

Molly Gibson.... Emerald O'Hanrahan

Dr Gibson.... Jamie Newall

Roger Hamley.... Gunnar Cauthery

Cynthia.... Maya Barcot

Hyacinth.... Julia Hills

Lady Harriett.... Cathy Sara

Dorothy Browning.... Marian Kemmer

Phoebe Browning.... Susan Jeffrey

Mr Preston.... Timothy Watson

Produced and Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Notes

Wives and Daughters was written in the 1860s and serialised in the Cornhill Magazine. It is set in the 1820s and deals to a large extent with the position of women in Society. Elizabeth Gaskell left it unfinished, so any dramatiser of the novel is faced with guessing the intended outcome of the story.

Theresa Heskins previously adapted Lady Audley's Secret for the Woman's Hour serial, and has adapted Bleak House and Great Expectations for the New Vic Theatre, North Staffordshire, where she is Artistic Director.

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Episode Six

It's the day of the Easter Charity Ball and Cynthia receives a gift from a mysterious admirer. Hyacinth see the dance as an opportunity to introduce her daughter to a number of possible suitors. Elizabeth Gaskell's classic novel of everyday provincial life in the 1820s is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.

Lily Gaskell.... Deborah McAndrew

Molly Gibson.... Emerald O'Hanrahan

Dr Gibson.... Jamie Newall

Roger Hamley.... Gunnar Cauthery

Cynthia.... Maya Barcot

Hyacinth.... Julia Hills

Lady Harriett.... Cathy Sara

Dorothy Browning.... Marian Kemmer

Phoebe Browning.... Susan Jeffrey

Mr Preston.... Timothy Watson

Produced and Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Notes

Wives and Daughters was written in the 1860s and serialised in the Cornhill Magazine. It is set in the 1820s and deals to a large extent with the position of women in Society. Elizabeth Gaskell left it unfinished, so any dramatiser of the novel is faced with guessing the intended outcome of the story.

Theresa Heskins previously adapted Lady Audley's Secret for the Woman's Hour serial, and has adapted Bleak House and Great Expectations for the New Vic Theatre, North Staffordshire, where she is Artistic Director.