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Rich, funny and emotional, the first series follows the relationship of two contrasting communities: Lark Rise, the small hamlet gently holding on to the past, and Candleford, the small market town bustling into the future.
Seen through the eyes of young Laura, their inhabitants endure many upheavals and struggles as the inexorably change comes; their stories by turns poignant, spirited and uplifting.

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Description

Rich, funny and emotional, the first series follows the relationship of two contrasting communities: Lark Rise, the small hamlet gently holding on to the past, and Candleford, the small market town bustling into the future.
Seen through the eyes of young Laura, their inhabitants endure many upheavals and struggles as the inexorably change comes; their stories by turns poignant, spirited and uplifting.

    • EPISODE 1

    Episode 1

    Laura Timmins says goodbye to her friends and family in Lark Rise to start her first job at the Post Office in the nearby town of Candleford. Postmistress Dorcas Lane gives her a warm welcome, but her loyalties are soon divided over a dispute at Lark Rise about payment for the delivery of telegrams.

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    • 50 Minutes

    Laura Timmins says goodbye to her friends and family in Lark Rise to start her first job at the Post Office in the nearby town of Candleford. Postmistress Dorcas Lane gives her a warm welcome, but her loyalties are soon divided over a dispute at Lark Rise about payment for the delivery of telegrams.

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    • 50 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Episode 2

    When her husband escapes from prison, Postmistress Mrs Macey fears the damage to her reputation will force her to leave Candleford. Caroline is summoned to Court for failing to pay her debts to the brewery. Laura strikes up a friendship with Philip, a gamekeeper from the manor.

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    When her husband escapes from prison, Postmistress Mrs Macey fears the damage to her reputation will force her to leave Candleford. Caroline is summoned to Court for failing to pay her debts to the brewery. Laura strikes up a friendship with Philip, a gamekeeper from the manor.

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    • EPISODE 3

    Episode 3

    Dorcas intercedes when a new maid drives a wedge bigger than her irresistible sponge cake between Old Amos and his son. Robert refuses to let his children sing a song in praise of the Tories at the local Church concert.

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    Dorcas intercedes when a new maid drives a wedge bigger than her irresistible sponge cake between Old Amos and his son. Robert refuses to let his children sing a song in praise of the Tories at the local Church concert.

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    • EPISODE 4

    Episode 4

    Ruby and Pearl Pratt face scandal when their estranged father returns to town. It’s bad news for the other Candleford residents too as the wily old rascal is working his scams – aided by Caroline, who is being pursued by a bailiff. Meanwhile, Laura ignores her father while out with Philip.

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    Ruby and Pearl Pratt face scandal when their estranged father returns to town. It’s bad news for the other Candleford residents too as the wily old rascal is working his scams – aided by Caroline, who is being pursued by a bailiff. Meanwhile, Laura ignores her father while out with Philip.

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    • EPISODE 5

    Episode 5

    The arrival of a new Post Office inspector causes problems for Dorcas. Robert has been carving a decorative angel on the schoolhouse for which he is not getting paid. Laura loses an important parcel.

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    The arrival of a new Post Office inspector causes problems for Dorcas. Robert has been carving a decorative angel on the schoolhouse for which he is not getting paid. Laura loses an important parcel.

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    • 50 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Episode 6

    A homeless family take advantage of Robert’s charity, leaving their little daughter behind. Sir Timothy is uneasy when Lady Adelaide wants to adopt her. Dorcas regrets playing Cupid between Thomas and Miss Ellison.

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    A homeless family take advantage of Robert’s charity, leaving their little daughter behind. Sir Timothy is uneasy when Lady Adelaide wants to adopt her. Dorcas regrets playing Cupid between Thomas and Miss Ellison.

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    • 49 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    Episode 7

    The residents rally around Susan Braby when they realise her husband Sam has hit her – until she has him arrested. Matthew is ccommissioned to make new gates for the manor. Lady Adelaide is concerned that Sir Timothy is spending too much time with Dorcas. Laura brings Phillip home for tea.

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    The residents rally around Susan Braby when they realise her husband Sam has hit her – until she has him arrested. Matthew is ccommissioned to make new gates for the manor. Lady Adelaide is concerned that Sir Timothy is spending too much time with Dorcas. Laura brings Phillip home for tea.

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    • 50 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Episode 8

    A violent storm hits Lark Rise and Candleford. The arrival of a radical new teacher causes divisions in the two communities. Dorcas has a new admirer. Alf tries to impress Laura, who seems increasingly smitten with Philip.

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    A violent storm hits Lark Rise and Candleford. The arrival of a radical new teacher causes divisions in the two communities. Dorcas has a new admirer. Alf tries to impress Laura, who seems increasingly smitten with Philip.

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    • 50 Minutes
    • EPISODE 9

    Episode 9

    Queenie finds a beautiful embroidered panel on a grave. Dorcas and Sir Timothy try to solve the mystery of who created it. Alf’s poaching leads him and Edmund into danger. Fresh out of prison, Caroline returns to Lark Rise determined to mend her ways.

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    Queenie finds a beautiful embroidered panel on a grave. Dorcas and Sir Timothy try to solve the mystery of who created it. Alf’s poaching leads him and Edmund into danger. Fresh out of prison, Caroline returns to Lark Rise determined to mend her ways.

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    • EPISODE 10

    Episode 10

    Dorcas decides to sell up and leave Candleford. Philip’s possessiveness causes Laura increasing concern. And there are surprises, joy and sorrow when everyone gathers at the Post Office for Zillah’s birthday party.

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    Dorcas decides to sell up and leave Candleford. Philip’s possessiveness causes Laura increasing concern. And there are surprises, joy and sorrow when everyone gathers at the Post Office for Zillah’s birthday party.

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