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How We Used to Live (1968–1996)

TV Series | History

British educational drama tracing the lives and fortunes of fictional Yorkshire families from Victorian times.
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Updated Sep 24, 1968

Release date (First episode)
Sep 24, 1968 (United Kingdom)

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260 cast members
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Diana Davies
Mabel Hodgkins / Alice Boothroyd / Mama Mabel Hodgkins / Alice Boothroyd / Mama   See fewer
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James Tomlinson
Dr. William Hughes Dr. William Hughes   See fewer
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John Keyworth
Arthur Hodgkins Arthur Hodgkins   See fewer
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Joanne Whalley
Sarah Hughes / Marjorie Dawson Sarah Hughes / Marjorie Dawson   See fewer
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Ashley Barker
Edmund Hughes Edmund Hughes   See fewer
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Tessa Worsley
Mrs. Hughes Mrs. Hughes   See fewer
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Peter Ellis
Albert Ackerley / Ben Fairhurst / Albert / Ironmonger Albert Ackerley / Ben Fairhurst / Albert / Ironmonger   See fewer
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Rachel Ambler
Avril Hodgkins / Maudie Fairhurst Avril Hodgkins / Maudie Fairhurst   See fewer
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Christopher Irvin
Laurence / Reginald Farnworth / Laurence Butterworth / Reginal Farnworth / Rollo Laurence / Reginald Farnworth / Laurence Butterworth / Reginal Farnworth / Rollo   See fewer
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Lorraine Peters
Daisy Ackerley / Nanny / Mother / Maid Daisy Ackerley / Nanny / Mother / Maid   See fewer
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Alison Ambler
Annie Fairhurst Annie Fairhurst   See fewer
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Kathy Jamieson
Maggie Brady / Floss / Maggie Selby Maggie Brady / Floss / Maggie Selby   See fewer
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Mark Uttley
Jimmy Hodgkins / Jimmy Jimmy Hodgkins / Jimmy   See fewer
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Julie Shipley
Patricia Hodgkins Patricia Hodgkins   See fewer
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John Cross
Commentary Commentary   See fewer
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Sue Jenkins
Charlotte Holroyd / Charlotte Selby Charlotte Holroyd / Charlotte Selby   See fewer
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Peter Howitt
Tom Selby Tom Selby   See fewer
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Haydn Conway
Matt Fairhurst / Matt Matt Fairhurst / Matt   See fewer
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Geoffrey Wheeler
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Jane Hutcheson
Jane Ackerley Jane Ackerley   See fewer
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Bernard Padden
Harry Ackerley Harry Ackerley   See fewer
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Brenda Elder
Sarah Selby Sarah Selby   See fewer
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Lorraine Sass
Alice Selby / Mary Halliwell Alice Selby / Mary Halliwell   See fewer
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David Michaels
Alexander Holroyd Alexander Holroyd   See fewer
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Doreen Sloane
Mrs. Maitland Mrs. Maitland   See fewer
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Philip Batty
Edward Hodgkins / John Robert Edward Hodgkins / John Robert   See fewer
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Jack Carr
Victor Selby / Walter Victor Selby / Walter   See fewer
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Tara Moran
Alice Selby / Susan Brady Alice Selby / Susan Brady   See fewer
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Paul Gabriel
Maurice Holroyd Maurice Holroyd   See fewer
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Ted Morris
Stanley Dawson / Rev. Jabez Charles Stanley Dawson / Rev. Jabez Charles   See fewer
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Bert Gaunt
Sim Lathom / Pianist Writer / Mr. Hebden Sim Lathom / Pianist Writer / Mr. Hebden   See fewer
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Simon Clarke
P.C. Wheelwright / Tom Wheelwright P.C. Wheelwright / Tom Wheelwright   See fewer
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Gary Carp
Jimmy Hodgkins Jimmy Hodgkins   See fewer
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Joanna Kennedy
Avril Hodgkins Avril Hodgkins   See fewer
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Wendy Jane Walker
Charlotte Holroyd Charlotte Holroyd   See fewer
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James Walker
John Pilling John Pilling   See fewer
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Ruth Holden
Mrs. Beale / Bertha Selby Mrs. Beale / Bertha Selby   See fewer
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Grandma Bond / Naomi Broughton Grandma Bond / Naomi Broughton   See fewer
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John Laing
Albert Selby Albert Selby   See fewer
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Eileen Birkett / Eileen Eileen Birkett / Eileen   See fewer
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Albert Selby Albert Selby   See fewer
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George Holroyd George Holroyd   See fewer
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Maggie Selby / Dorothy Clegg Maggie Selby / Dorothy Clegg   See fewer
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Doris Dawson Doris Dawson   See fewer
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Bertha Beale Bertha Beale   See fewer
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Edward Hodgkins Edward Hodgkins   See fewer
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Emily Holroyd Emily Holroyd   See fewer
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Michael Brady Michael Brady   See fewer
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Joseph Joseph   See fewer
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Abigail Abigail   See fewer
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Tom Selby Tom Selby   See fewer
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Grimshaw Grimshaw   See fewer
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George Boothroyd George Boothroyd   See fewer
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Ted Boothroyd Ted Boothroyd   See fewer
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Michael Brady Michael Brady   See fewer
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Ralph Warren Ralph Warren   See fewer
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Grace Palmer Grace Palmer   See fewer
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Kate Riding
Dorcas Palmer Dorcas Palmer   See fewer
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Daniel Daniel   See fewer
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Sarah Levinson Sarah Levinson   See fewer
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Simon Steed
Alexander Holroyd Alexander Holroyd   See fewer
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Bruce Maitland Bruce Maitland   See fewer
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Daughter Daughter   See fewer
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Father Father   See fewer
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Charley Charley   See fewer
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Gerald Dawson Gerald Dawson   See fewer
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Roberta Dawson Roberta Dawson   See fewer
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Abraham Abraham   See fewer
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Freddy Selby Freddy Selby   See fewer
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Roger Brady Roger Brady   See fewer
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Beverley Brady Beverley Brady   See fewer
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Schoolboy Schoolboy   See fewer
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Urchin Urchin   See fewer
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Father Father   See fewer
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P.O. Clerk P.O. Clerk   See fewer
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8.4 / 10 | 55 votes