Sons And Lovers (BBC-2 1981, Eileen Atkins, Tom Bell)

Period drama serial Sons And Lovers took us to pre war Nottingham, a young miner dreams of escaping from his stifling family life and becoming an artist.

Eileen Atkins as Gertrude Morel
Tom Bell as Walter Morel
Karl Johnson as Paul Morel
Amanda Parfitt as Annie Morel
Lynn Dearth as Clara Dawes
Leonie Mellinger as Miriam Leivers
Jean Boht as Mrs. Leivers
Peter Davidson as Mr. Leivers
Peter Duncan as Arthur Morel
Stephen Finlay as Leonard
Steven Holt as Geoffrey
Gail MacFarlane as Connie
Rob Middleton as Maurice
David Neilson as Edgar
Mark Nightingale as Hubert
Jack Shepherd as Baxter Dawes

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crew details
Writer: Trevor Griffiths
Novel: D.H. Lawrence
Script Editor: Betty Willingale
Music: John Tams
Producer: Jonathan Powell
Director: Stuart Burge

production details
Country: UK
Network: BBC Two
Duration: 7×50 minute episodes
Aired From: 14 January – 25 February 1981

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