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South Riding

Episode #1.2 (Season 1, Episode 2)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 55 min | Drama

Lydia's mother dies,giving birth to a stillborn baby, and her father has to take her out of school to look after her brothers and sisters. Bessy's boyfriend Reg puts the screws on Huggins for more money,which he gets Snaith to loan him. He...See moreLydia's mother dies,giving birth to a stillborn baby, and her father has to take her out of school to look after her brothers and sisters. Bessy's boyfriend Reg puts the screws on Huggins for more money,which he gets Snaith to loan him. He learns that the new estate is to be built on marshland and anyone who owns part of it will do well financially when the council come to buy it. Carne faces repossession of his farm as the bank threatens to foreclose on his mortgage. He travels to Manchester to seek a more suitable home for Muriel and bumps into Sarah,on her way to spend Christmas with her sister. They plan to spend the night together but he has one of his fits. Written by don @ minifie-1 See less
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Writers
Winifred Holtby (novel) | Andrew Davies (screenplay)
Composer
Rob Lane (as Robert Lane)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 3, 2011

Release date
Feb 27, 2011 (United Kingdom)
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23 cast members
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Anna Maxwell Martin
Sarah Burton Sarah Burton   See fewer
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Charlie May-Clark
Lydia Holly Lydia Holly   See fewer
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Brid Brennan
Miss Sigglesthwaite Miss Sigglesthwaite   See fewer
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Katherine McGolpin
Midge Carne Midge Carne   See fewer
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David Morrissey
Robert Carne Robert Carne   See fewer
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Ian Bartholomew
Gaius Drew Gaius Drew   See fewer
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Maggie Fox
Matron Matron   See fewer
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Daniel West
Young Robert Carne Young Robert Carne   See fewer
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Lydia Wilson
Muriel Carne Muriel Carne   See fewer
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Garth Maunders
Alastair Alastair   See fewer
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Penelope Wilton
Mrs. Beddows Mrs. Beddows   See fewer
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Shaun Dooley
Mr. Holly Mr. Holly   See fewer
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Jennifer Hennessy
Mrs. Holly Mrs. Holly   See fewer
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Alexandra Pearson
Gertie Holly Gertie Holly   See fewer
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Douglas Henshall
Joe Astell Joe Astell   See fewer
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Peter Firth
Anthony Snaith Anthony Snaith   See fewer
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Marie Critchley
Mrs. Brimsley Mrs. Brimsley   See fewer
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John Henshaw
Alfred Huggins Alfred Huggins   See fewer
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Janine Mellor
Bessy Warbuckle Bessy Warbuckle   See fewer
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Penny Layden
Mrs. Huggins Mrs. Huggins   See fewer
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John-Paul Hurley
Reg Aythorne (as John Paul Hurley) Reg Aythorne (as John Paul Hurley)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.9 / 10 | 40 votes