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Clayhanger (ITV 1976, Harry Andrews, Janet Suzman)



Period drama series Clayhanger, based on a series of novels by Arnold Bennett, told stories of two generations of a 19th century Potteries family.

This mammoth production was some 14 months in the making and featured over 100 interior sets.

production details
UK / ITV – ATV / 26×50 minutes / Aired From 1 January – 24 June 1976

Writer: Douglas Livingstone
Novels: Arnold Bennett
Producers: David Reid, Douglas Livingstone
Directors: John Davies, David Reid

Harry Andrews as Darius Clayhanger
Janet Suzman as Unknown
Peter McEnery as Unknown
Thelma Whiteley as Maggie Clayhanger
Joyce Redman as Auntie Hamps
Bruce Purchase as Big James
John Horsley as Osmond Orgreave
Anne Carroll as Clara Benbow
Denis Quilley as George Cannon
Clive Swift as Albert Benbow
Denholm Elliott as Tertius Ingpen
Hugh Walters as Stifford
Louise Purnell as Janet Orgreave