Tenant Of Wildfell Hall, The (BBC-1 1996, Tara Fitzgerald, Toby Stephens)

Period drama serial The Tenant of Wildfell Hall saw Helen Graham seek refuge in remote Wildfell Hall after running away from her brutish husband. Helen then falls in love with a local landowner.

This was based on the novel by Anne Bronte and was previously produced by the BBC in 1968 with Janet Munro in the main role.

production details
UK / BBC One / 3×50 minute episodes / Broadcast 17- 24 November 1996

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Writer: David Nokes / Novel: Anne Bronte / Music: Richard Mitchell / Producer: Suzan Harrison / Director: Mike Barker

cast
Tara Fitzgerald as Helen Graham
Toby Stephens as Gilbert Markham
Rupert Graves as Huntingdon
Pam Ferris as Mrs Markham
Kenneth Cranham as Reverend Millward
Beatie Edney as Annabella
James Purefoy as Mr Lawrence
Paloma Baeza as Rose Markham
Miranda Pleasence as Eliza Millward
Sean Gallagher as Hargrave
Jonathan Cake as Hattersley
Sarah Badel as Rachel
Cathy Murphy as Miss Myers
Jackson Leach as Arthur, aged 5
Joe Absolom as Fergus Markham
Janet Dale as Mrs Wilson
Aran Bell as Richard Wilson
Kate Somersby as Betty
Dominic Rowan as Lowborough
Susannah Wise as Millicent
Kim Durham as Benson
Jeremy Anthony as Mr Boarham

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