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Series 1

Episode 5: May 1843

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dr Harrison finds both his career and his reputation ruined, and his courtship destroyed. Miss Matty receives devastating news, but the true values of Cranford's friendships become apparent as the ladies secretly rally to help. Miss Galindo and Mr Carter's friendship strengthens as they are forced to face up to the true tragedy of Hanbury. But will Miss Galindo be able to help Mr Carter carry out his wishes? And who will be able to adapt to change? Show less


Miss Matty Jenkyns:
Judi Dench
Lady Ludlow:
Francesca Annis
Miss Pole:
Imelda Staunton
Mrs Forrester:
Julia McKenzie
Peter Jenkyns:
Martin Shaw
Jessie Brown:
Julia Sawalha
Mrs Jamieson:
Barbara Flynn
Miss Tomkinson:
Deborah Findlay
Dr Harrison:
Simon Woods
Reverend Hutton:
Alex Jennings
Captain Brown:
Jim Carter
Miss Galindo:
Emma Fielding
Mary Smith:
Lisa Dillon
Sophy Hutton:
Kimberley Nixon
Jem Hearne:
Andrew Buchan
Dr Morgan:
John Bowe
Major Gordon:
Alistair Petrie
Harry Gregson:
Alex Etel
Jack Marshland:
Joseph McFadden
Caroline Tomkinson:
Selina Griffiths
Mrs Johnson:
Debra Gillett
Mr Goddard:
Andy Rashleigh
Lizzie Hutton:
Rosy Byrne
Helen Hutton:
Hester Odgers
Simon Curtis

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