Thursday, June 16, 2011

TV Series: Lark Rise to Candleford - Series 1

My rating on a 1-10 scale: 10
Main characters: Laura Timmins, Dorcas Lane, Sir Timothy Midwinter, Lady Adelaide, Pearl and Ruby Pratt, Robert and Emma Timmins, Thomas Brown, and many more!
Genre: Drama
Recognizable actors: Julia Sawalha, Claudie Blakeley, Ben Miles, Linda Bassett, Brenden Coyle, Dawn French, Victoria Hamilton
Length: 10 episodes, each 1 hour long
Based on: Lark Rise to Candleford, a series of books by Flora Thompson
Time period: 1890's
Year it came out: 2008
Story: When Emma Timmins give birth to another daughter, she sends her eldest daughter, Laura, to work in the post office under her cousin Dorcas Lane. The episodes revolve around the happenings of Lark Rise, a farming hamlet, and Candleford, a bustling town.
My overall opinion: Definite favorite of mine! It's a fairly clean series and it's very interesting to watch! Series 1 is my favorite (the other seasons aren't as great), but still highly recommended!

Sir Timothy and Lady Adelaide
Dorcas Lane and Laura Timmins
Ruby and Pearl Pratt, the dressmakers

Dorcas Lane played by Julia Sawalha

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