Insightful, warm and full of memorable characters, South Riding tells a fraught love story and paints a panoramic portrait of a between-the-wars Yorkshire community. In depression-hit Thirties Britain, Sarah Burton returns from London to her Yorkshire hometown to take up the post of headmistress at a struggling girls school. Full of ambition, she is determined to create a great school and inspire her girls.Starring Anna Maxwell Martin (Bleak House), David Morrissey (Cape Wrath).Andrew Davies sparkling adaptation of Winifred Holtbys acclaimed novel.
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Alexandra Pearson, Anna Maxwell Martin, Brid Brennan, Charlie Clark, Daniel West, David Morrissey, Douglas Henshall, Ian Bartholomew, Janine Mellor, Jennifer Hennessy, John Henshaw, John-Paul Hurley, Katherine McGolpin, Lydia Wilson, Marie Critchley, Penelope Wilton, Penny Layden, Peter Firth, Renny Krupinski, Shaun Dooley
Sexual Themes, Sexual Violence
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A tale of conflicted love at the heart of a community in turmoil