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Cranford: May 1843, Miss Matty’s Crisis (S1EP5 BBC 16 Dec 2007, Imelda Staunton)

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May 1843, Miss Matty’s Crisis: Jem and Martha formalise their relationship, and live as lodgers with Miss Matty, who has fallen on hard times. Will her friends come to her aid and will she accept help? Dr Harrison is advised to leave town due to his reputation being in tatters, but Sophy is ill and his modern medicine could help. Lady Ludlow is prepared to lose everything for her absent son, but Mr Carter tries to find another solution.

Cast: Jodie Whittaker (Peggy Bell), Eileen Atkins (Miss Deborah Jenkyns), Judi Dench (Miss Matilda Jenkyns), Lisa Dillon (Mary Smith), Simon Woods (Dr Harrison), Claudie Blakley (Martha), Philip Glenister (Mr Carter), Julia McKenzie (Mrs Forrester), Lesley Manville, Imelda Staunton, Alex Jennings, Andrew Buchan, Alexander Nathan Etel (Harry Gregson), Dean Lennox Kelly, Joseph McFadden (Doctor Jack Marshland), Kimberley Nixon, Greg Wise, Julia Sawalha (Jessie Brown), Finty Williams, Adrian Scarborough, John Bowe, Selina Griffiths, Francesca Annis (Lady Ludlow), Barbara Flynn (Mrs Jamieson), Emma Fielding (Mrs Galindo), Imelia Staunton (Miss Pole), Michelle Dockery (Erminia Whyte), Lesley Sharp (Mrs Bell), Michael Gambon (Thomas Holbrook)

Airdate: 16 Dec 2007 on BBC

Series: Cranford Season 1 Episode 5

Show Info: A rich and comic drama about the people of Cranford, a small Cheshire town on the cusp of change in the 1840s. Adapted from the novels by Elizabeth Gaskell.