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Wives and Daughters Episode 1 of 3

Adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's novel which follows the intrigues, loves and losses experienced by young Molly Gibson. A protective Dr Gibson sends Molly away from a pupil who has confessed his love for her. At the Hamley's, Molly's new residence, she falls for the eldest son Osborne and trouble erupts. Molly learns of her father's plans to remarry.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Sat 7 Feb 2009 19:15

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Role Contributor
Mrs GibsonFrancesca Annis
Squire HamleyMichael Gambon
Mr GibsonBill Paterson
Molly GibsonJustine Waddell
Lord CumnorIan Carmichael
Miss PhoebeDeborah Findlay
Miss BrowningBarbara Flynn
Mr PrestonIain Glen
Mrs HamleyPenelope Wilton
WriterAndrew Davies
DirectorNicholas Renton