Cranford, 2009 Christmas Special
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It's August 1844 and one year since the small Cheshire market town celebrated the marriage of Sophy Hutton to Dr Harrison, and Miss Matty lost her beloved sister, Deborah. Miss Matty knows only too well that faces will always come and go in Cranford, but for now she is happy that her dear brother, Peter is home from India and that Martha, Jem and baby Tilly make for a lively household. Elsewhere, the world continues to change, but for now the railway has stopped five miles outside Cranford in spite of the best efforts Captain Brown. But nothing can stay the same forever and all too soon life in Cranford will change in some very unexpected ways. Period drama starring Judi Dench, Imelda Staunton and Jonathan Pryce. Adapted from the classic Elizabeth Gaskell novels: Cranford, My Lady Ludlow and Mr Harrison's Confessions.
|1||VideoEpisode 1||Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realised in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. Elsewhere, the shadow of the railway still looms, but the line has been halted five miles outside Cranford. As Lady Ludlow waits for her son Septimus to return from Italy, Harry Gregson is sent away to school. Meanwhile, Miss Matty becomes concerned about Peggy Bell who lives in an isolated cottage with her mother and domineering brother, Edward.||1:28:45||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoEpisode 2||Defying his father, William finds a job with Captain Brown working on the railway that is making its way into the heart of Cranford. Meanwhile, Harry disappears from school. The ladies have high expectations of the pending visit of Lady Glenmire, but all does not go to plan. As Peggy and William are separated, a surprise wedding causes a fracture in friendships and, when tragedy strikes, Miss Matty feels she is to blame and fears that Cranford will never recover.||1:29:05||£1.89||View in iTunes|
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