The Heart Of Midlothian

Gerda Stevenson's dramatisation of Walter Scott's classic tale of political revolt set in Edinburgh in 1737.

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01. 173720100628 (BBC7)
20100629 (BBC7)

Two sisters are caught up in political revolt.

Young Effie awaits trial for murder.

1737: Two Edinburgh sisters are caught up in political revolt, as young Effie awaits trial for murder.

Stars Gerda Stevenson.

02 LAST20100630 (BBC7)

As Effie faces execution in prison, Jeanie walks to London to plead for her sister's life.

02 LAST20100629 (BBC7)

As Effie faces execution in prison, Jeanie decides to walk to London to plead for her sister's life.

Stars Gerda Stevenson.

As Effie faces execution in prison, Jeanie walks to London to plead for her sister's life.

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When a smuggler is executed, a mob storms the Tolbooth Prison where young Effie Deans awaits trial for murder.

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While her sister awaits execution in the Tolbooth prison, Jeanie decides to walk to London to plead for her life.

Jeanie Deans....Gerda Stevenson

Effie Deans....Irene Allan

Meg Murdockson....Ann Louise Ross

Madge Wildfire....Pauline Knowles

Queen Caroline....Joanna Tope

Duke of Argyll....Ralph Riach

George Staunton....Simon Donaldson

Frank/Reuben Butler....Robin Laing

Dumbiedikes....John Buick

Tom....Joseph Arkley

Mrs Glass....Rose Mcbain

Directed by Bruce Young