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Episode 8

Pearl is in a state of panic. She has received a dressmaking commission which could save her ailing business, but without Ruby, there is no way she can do the work in time. So when Enid, a talented seamstress, arrives in Candleford looking for a job, it seems Pearl's prayers have been answered.

Pearl and Enid form an instant bond, based on mutual admiration and respect. But when Pearl discovers the seamstress is not who says she is, she is forced to choose between their friendship and her deepest prejudices.

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1 hour

Last on

Sat 6 Mar 2010 02:50


Role Contributor
Pearl PrattMatilda Ziegler
Enid FairleyHattie Morahan
Dorcas LaneJulia Sawalha
Margaret BrownSandy McDade
Daniel ParishBen Aldridge
MinnieRuby Bentall
SydneyEdward Darnell-Hayes
Laura TimminsOlivia Hallinan
Thomas BrownMark Heap
Adult LauraSarah Lancashire
ProducerAnn Tricklebank
DirectorDavid Innes Edwards
WriterRachel Bennette
ActorDawn French
ActorBrendan Coyle
ActorClaudie Blakley
ProducerGrainne Marmion