Masterpiece Classic

Cranford - Part 1

Series Website »
Episode Guide »
Based on three serialized Elizabeth Gaskell novels "Cranford" chronicles the absurdities and tragedies in the lives of the people of Cranford during one extraordinary year. Cranford in the 1840s is a small Cheshire market town on the cusp of change. The railway is pushing its way relentlessly towards the town from Manchester, bringing fears of migrant workers and the breakdown of law and order. Starring Francesa Harris, Michael Gambon and Judi Dench as Miss Matty Jenkyns. In part one, Mary Smith flees a crisis at home in Manchester to stay with two spinster sisters, Deborah and Matty Jenkyns, in the small, rural town of Cranford. Deborah is the dominant force in Cranford society, and the kind-hearted and eccentric Matty believes her to be the best judge in all matters. A handsome, new young doctor, Frank Harrison, is brought to Cranford, and his bachelor status is the talk of the town.
 

More Episodes

  • Worricker: Salting the Battlefield
  • The Paradise, Season 2: Episode Eight
  • Worricker: Turks & Caicos
  • The Paradise, Season 2: Episode Seven
  • The Paradise, Season 2: Episode Six
  • The Paradise, Season 2: Episode Five
  • The Paradise, Season 2: Episode Four
  • The Paradise, Season 2: Episode Three
  • The Paradise, Season 2: Episode Two
  • The Paradise, Season 2: Episode One
  • Page Eight


Comments

Share your thoughts, questions, and comments on "Masterpiece Classic" here.
 

Makin’ Friends With Ryan Miller - Season 2 Online Now!

Vermont transplant and Guster frontman Ryan Miller seeks out far-fetched friends across the state! Available exclusively online.

Lifelong Learning

Learn about our new PLUS channel


A second HD broadcast service offering alternative programming and more content from local and regional producers.

 

Vermont PBS Weekly

Our weekly email newsletter highlighting upcoming shows and important station news. Sign Up Today!

Vermont PBS

204 Ethan Allen Avenue
Colchester, VT 05446
(802) 655-4800
© 2014 Vermont PBS
All Rights Reserved

Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn Pinterest