Ruth

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20100929 (BBC7)
20100930 (BBC7)
20111212 (BBC7)
20111213 (BBC7)
20130116 (BBC7)
20130117 (BBC7)

Dramatisation by Ellen Dryden of the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell.

Sixteen-year-old orphan Ruth Hilton is apprenticed as a dressmaker to the hard-bitten Mrs Mason, because she is too much of an inconvenience for her legal guardian.

A job as a seamstress for a Hunt Ball and an encounter with a young man have far-reaching consequences.

Ruth....Laura Rees

Bellingham....Rory Kinnear

Benson....Anton Lesser

Mrs Mason....Abigail Thaw

Guardian/Jones/Thomas....Richard Hope

Nelly/Mrs Bellingham....Alison Skilbeck

Miss Duncombe....Aimee Cowen

Jenny....Helen Jenkinson

Bessie....Daisy Ashford

Directed by Ellen Dryden.

Orphan Ruth Hilton, 16, is apprenticed as a dressmaker to the hard-bitten Mrs Mason.

A pretty orphan is apprenticed to a dressmaker.

Attending a ball, the elegant Bellingham becomes enchanted.

Stars Rory Kinnear.

Episode 1 of 3.

A pretty orphan is apprenticed to a dressmaker. Attending a ball, the elegant Bellingham becomes enchanted. Stars Rory Kinnear. Episode 1 of 3.

012009080220090808
20100929 (BBC7)
20100930 (BBC7)
20111212 (BBC7)
20111213 (BBC7)

Dramatisation by Ellen Dryden of the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell.

Sixteen-year-old orphan Ruth Hilton is apprenticed as a dressmaker to the hard-bitten Mrs Mason, because she is too much of an inconvenience for her legal guardian.

A job as a seamstress for a Hunt Ball and an encounter with a young man have far-reaching consequences.

Ruth....Laura Rees

Bellingham....Rory Kinnear

Benson....Anton Lesser

Mrs Mason....Abigail Thaw

Guardian/Jones/Thomas....Richard Hope

Nelly/Mrs Bellingham....Alison Skilbeck

Miss Duncombe....Aimee Cowen

Jenny....Helen Jenkinson

Bessie....Daisy Ashford

Directed by Ellen Dryden.

Orphan Ruth Hilton, 16, is apprenticed as a dressmaker to the hard-bitten Mrs Mason.

A pretty orphan is apprenticed to a dressmaker.

Attending a ball, the elegant Bellingham becomes enchanted.

Stars Rory Kinnear.

Episode 1 of 3.

0120090808
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022009080920090815
20100930 (BBC7)
20101001 (BBC7)
20111213 (BBC7)
20111214 (BBC7)
20130117 (BBC7)
20130118 (BBC7)

Dramatisation by Ellen Dryden of the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell.

Abandoned in Wales, Ruth is taken in by the preacher Benson and his reluctant sister.

The cause of Ruth's illness is established and brings with it a secret which could destroy her unless it is kept from everyone.

Ruth....Laura Rees

Benson....Anton Lesser

Faith....Anne Reid

Bellingham....Rory Kinnear

Bradshaw....David Schofield

Sally....Marcia Warren

Jemima....Amy Ewbank

Mrs Bradshaw....Abigail Thaw

Elizabeth....Helen Jenkinson

Mary....Daisy Ashford

Richard/Hickson....Dudley Hinton

Directed by Ellen Dryden

Taken in by a preacher, the abandoned girl must hide a dark secret - or else she'll be destroyed.

Stars Anton Lesser.

Taken in by a preacher, the abandoned girl must hide a dark secret.

Taken in by a kindly preacher, abandoned Ruth Hilton must hide a dark secret.

Taken in by a kindly preacher, abandoned Ruth Hilton must hide a dark secret. Stars Anton Lesser, Rory Kinnear and Anne Reid

022009080920090815
20100930 (BBC7)
20101001 (BBC7)
20111213 (BBC7)
20111214 (BBC7)

Dramatisation by Ellen Dryden of the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell.

Abandoned in Wales, Ruth is taken in by the preacher Benson and his reluctant sister.

The cause of Ruth's illness is established and brings with it a secret which could destroy her unless it is kept from everyone.

Ruth....Laura Rees

Benson....Anton Lesser

Faith....Anne Reid

Bellingham....Rory Kinnear

Bradshaw....David Schofield

Sally....Marcia Warren

Jemima....Amy Ewbank

Mrs Bradshaw....Abigail Thaw

Elizabeth....Helen Jenkinson

Mary....Daisy Ashford

Richard/Hickson....Dudley Hinton

Directed by Ellen Dryden

Taken in by a preacher, the abandoned girl must hide a dark secret - or else she'll be destroyed.

Stars Anton Lesser.

Taken in by a preacher, the abandoned girl must hide a dark secret.

0220090815
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20101001 (BBC7)
20101002 (BBC7)
20111214 (BBC7)
20111215 (BBC7)
20130118 (BBC7)
20130119 (BBC7)

Dramatisation by Ellen Dryden of the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell.

The unexpected return of Bellingham presents real danger, and a distant connection from Ruth's past threatens to reveal the truth about Leonard.

Meanwhile Mr Bradshaw's two eldest children face very different dilemmas.

Ruth....Laura Rees

Benson....Anton Lesser

Faith....Anne Reid

Bellingham....Rory Kinnear

Bradshaw....David Schofield

Sally....Marcia Warren

Jemima....Amy Ewbank

Mrs Bradshaw....Abigail Thaw

Farquhar....Gus Brown

Mrs Pearson....Anna Francolini

Dr Davies....Tim Hardy

Leonard....Jordan Clarke

Directed by Ellen Dryden.

The unexpected return of Bellingham presents real danger.

Bellingham's return presents danger.

Bellingham's return presents danger - and a throwback from the past threatens to reveal the damaging truth.

Stars Laura Rees.

Bellingham's return spells danger, and could the damaging truth about Leonard be revealed?

Bellingham's return spells danger, and could the damaging truth about Leonard be revealed? Stars Rory Kinnear and Laura Rees.

03 LAST2009081620090822
20101001 (BBC7)
20101002 (BBC7)
20111214 (BBC7)
20111215 (BBC7)

Dramatisation by Ellen Dryden of the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell.

The unexpected return of Bellingham presents real danger, and a distant connection from Ruth's past threatens to reveal the truth about Leonard.

Meanwhile Mr Bradshaw's two eldest children face very different dilemmas.

Ruth....Laura Rees

Benson....Anton Lesser

Faith....Anne Reid

Bellingham....Rory Kinnear

Bradshaw....David Schofield

Sally....Marcia Warren

Jemima....Amy Ewbank

Mrs Bradshaw....Abigail Thaw

Farquhar....Gus Brown

Mrs Pearson....Anna Francolini

Dr Davies....Tim Hardy

Leonard....Jordan Clarke

Directed by Ellen Dryden.

The unexpected return of Bellingham presents real danger.

Bellingham's return presents danger.

Bellingham's return presents danger - and a throwback from the past threatens to reveal the damaging truth.

Stars Laura Rees.

03 LAST20090822