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Call number: DVD TV Cranford

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Based on the novels by Elizabeth Gaskells.

Originally broadcast on BBC television in 2007.

Simon Woods, Judi Dench, Lisa Dillon, Imelda Staunton, Julia McKenzie, Rosy Byrne, Alex Etel, Kimberley Nixon.

Cranford, in 1842, is a market town in northwest England. It is a place governed by etiquette, custom and above all, an intricate network of ladies. It seems that life has always been conducted according to their social rules. For spinsters Deborah Jenkyns, the arbiter of correctness, and Matty, her dumurring sister, the town is a hub of intrigue. Handsome new doctor Frank Harrison has arrived from London; a retired Captain and his daughters move in across the street and preparations for Lady Ludlows garden party are underway. The town has some secrets which are about to be revealed. But news comes that shakes the town, a railway line from Manchester is coming to Cranford.

DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.

Contents: Cranford.

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Enjoyed this thoroughly - Elizabeth Gaskell is a master at capturing the intricacies of the human heart.

Wonderful, Wonderful!

What a wonderful adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's books. You will be happy to see Mr. Carson from Downton Abbey along with the amazing Judi Dench. If you love Jane Austen, you will love this mini-series!

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