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Episode 2

Costume drama. When Daniel announces that his newspaper is launching a poetry competition, the folks of Lark Rise and Candleford are thrown into a frenzy of creative writing.

When Daniel announces that his newspaper is launching a poetry competition, the folks of Lark Rise and Candleford are thrown into a frenzy of creative writing. Pearl, Margaret and Alfie all vie to take home the trophy with their poetic offerings, but Ruby is spreading a rumour that Laura and Daniel have fixed the outcome of the competition. What can Ruby's motive be for such malicious trouble making, and what will Dorcas do with the shocking information she has uncovered about Gabriel's late wife?

1 hour

Credits

Role Contributor
Director Sue Tully
Daniel Parish Ben Aldridge
Queenie Turrill Linda Bassett
Minnie Ruby Bentall
Emma Timmins Claudie Blakley
Alf Arless John Dagleish
Sydney Edward Darnell-Hayes
Frank Timmins Fergus Drysdale
Laura Timmins Olivia Hallinan
Ruby Pratt Victoria Hamilton
Gabriel Cochrane Richard Harrington
Thomas Brown Mark Heap
Twister Turrill Karl Johnson
Edmund Timmins Thomas Rhys Jones
Adult Laura Sarah Lancashire
Margaret Brown Sandy McDade
Sally Arless Sophie Miles
Ethel Timmins Martha Murdoch
Baby Annie Grace Thomas Oxenham
Dorcas Lane Julia Sawalha
Baby Patience Milly Taylor
Lizzie Arless Hope Yeomans
Pearl Pratt Matilda Ziegler
Producer Ann Tricklebank
Writer Bill Gallagher

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