Sylvia Dobson's cousin, Philip, lives for her, he loves her totally but Sylvia is in love with seafaring whaler, Charlie Kinraid. Gaskell's last (completed) novel is set in Yorkshire. Set in the 1790's - the time of the Napoleonic wars. It takes place in Monkshaven (ie.Whitby). The Press Gangs were always lurking when the whale boats were returning from Greenland with their cargo. They intercepted the boats, seized the men and pressed them into service with the Royal Navy to fight the French.
Elizabeth Gaskell....Barbara Flynn
Charlie Kinraid....Chris Connel
Daniel - Paul CopleySylvia's Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell
Dramatised by Ellen Dryden
Mrs. Corney....Olwen May
Produced/directed by Pauline Harris.
Sylvia's cousin Philip loves her totally, but she is in love with whaler Charlie Kinraid.