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Black Velvet Gown, The (ITV 1991, Bob Peck, Janet McTeer)



The Black Velvet Gown (1991)

Period drama serial. Rural Northumberland 1830:Penniless widow Riah Millican allows her new employer to educate her children but this leads to tragedy.

Bob Peck as Percival Miller
Janet McTeer as Riah Millican
Geraldine Somerville as Biddy Millican
Brendan P. Healy as Tol Briston
Jean Anderson as Madame Gallmington
Christopher Benjamin as Anthony Gallington
Wendy Williams as Grace Gallmington
David Hunt as Laurence Gallmington
Aran Bell as Stephen Gallmington
Jonathan Firth as Paul Gallmington
Louise Lombard as Lucy Gallmington
Madeleine Moffat as Jessie Hobson
Val McLane as Annie Griston
James Garbutt as Doctor Pritchard
Donald Bisset as Mr. Morgan

Writer: Gordon Hann
Novel: Catherine Cookson
Producer: Ray Marshall
Director: Norman Stone

UK / ITV – Tyne Tees / 2×120 minutes / 1991