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Wives and Daughters


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Conclusion of the period drama, based on Elizabeth Gaskell 's final novel and dramatised by Andrew Davies.
Molly gets more entangled in Cynthia's secret. See Choice.
Producer Sue Birtwistle; Director Nicholas Renton
Repeated at 1.25pm on Christmas Day on BBC2 (S) (W) BBC VIDEO: the series will be available on video from February, price £19.99


Unknown: Elizabeth Gaskell
Dramatised By: Andrew Davies.
Director: Nicholas Renton
Molly: Justine Waddell
Cynthia: Keeley Hawes
Mrs Gibson: Francesca Annis
Mr Gibson: Bill Paterson
Mr Preston: Lain Glen
Squire Hamley: Michael Gambon
Roger Hamley: Anthony Howell
Osborne Hamley: Tom Hollander
Lord Cumnor: Ian Carmichael
Lady Cumnor: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Miss Browning: Barbara Rynn
Miss Phoebe: Deborah Findlay
Mrs Goodenough: Elizabeth Spriggs
Lady Harriet: Rosamund Pike
Lord Hollingford: Shaughan Seymour
Aimee: Tonia Chauvet
Mr Henderson: Tim Wallers

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