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A Respectable Trade

Episode #1.1 (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | Drama

Spinster governess marries shipping tradesman and moves to his home in Bristol with hopes of a place in society, as they set out to move up in the world while using slavery as their means of progress she realizes slaves are human and not ...See moreSpinster governess marries shipping tradesman and moves to his home in Bristol with hopes of a place in society, as they set out to move up in the world while using slavery as their means of progress she realizes slaves are human and not animals and proceeds to help them find freedom. Written by Amy Ray Nolte See less
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Writer
Philippa Gregory (novel) (screenplay)
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Updated Jun 14, 1998

Release date
Oct 25, 1998 (United States)
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18 cast members
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Ariyon Bakare
Mehuru / Moses Mehuru / Moses   See fewer
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Ralph Brown
Dr. Hadley Dr. Hadley   See fewer
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Richard Briers
Sir Charles Fairley Sir Charles Fairley   See fewer
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Grahame Fox
John Bates John Bates   See fewer
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Jenny Agutter
Lady Scott Lady Scott   See fewer
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Simon Williams
Lord Scott Lord Scott   See fewer
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Stephen Bent
Foreman Foreman   See fewer
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Warren Clarke
Josiah Cole Josiah Cole   See fewer
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Francis Crampsie
Bates' Man Bates' Man   See fewer
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Cait Davis
Brown Brown   See fewer
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Emma Fielding
Frances Scott Cole Frances Scott Cole   See fewer
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David Foxxe
Mr. Woolwick Mr. Woolwick   See fewer
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Geoffrey Greenhill
Mr. Shore Mr. Shore   See fewer
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Anna Massey
Sarah Cole Sarah Cole   See fewer
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