Adaptation of Flora Thompson's memoir of her Oxfordshire childhood.
When local widower Old Amos announces his engagement to his maid Patty, the town become suspicious that she may just be after his money.
Robert refuses to let his children sing a song in praise of the Tories at the local church concert, which results in them being banned from the concert altogether.
Robert's stubbornness incurs the wrath of his children, family and even the village.
|Laura Timmins||Olivia Hallinan|
|Dorcas Lane||Julia Sawalha|
|Caroline Arless||Dawn French|
|Robert Timmins||Brendan Coyle|
|Emma Timmins||Claudie Blakley|