TV A Woman Of Substance (Channel 4 1985 with Jenny Seagrove and Deborah Kerr) Published 4 years ago on March 10, 2015 UK / Channel 4 – Portman / 3×96 minute episodes / AIRDATES: 2 – 4 January 1985 Writer: Lee Langley / Novel: Barbara Taylor Bradford / Producer: Diane Baker Period drama serial A Woman of Substance was a massive hit for Channel 4 in it’s earliest years and was set at the turn of the Twentieth Century where Yorkshire lass Emma Harte rises from her poverty stricken background to become a millionairess department store owner. The series began with the older Emma Harte then switched to flashback mode to tell the story of her rise to power. This was a real all star cast classic mini series with Deborah Kerr and Jenny Seagrove playing Emma old and young and a youngish Liam Neeson as chief love interest. There was a sequel called Hold The Dream. cast JENNY SEAGROVE as Young Emma DEBORAH KERR as Emma Harte LIAM NEESON as Blackie JOHN MILLS as Henry Rossiter GEORGE BAKER as Bruce McGill MIRANDA RICHARDSON as Paula DIANE BAKER as Laura Spencer NICOLA PAGETT as Adele Fairley GAYLE HUNNICUTT as Olivia BARRY MORSE as Murgatroyd Barbara Taylor BradfordBarry MorseChannel 4Deborah KerrGayle HunnicuttGeorge BakerJenny SeagroveJohn MillsLiam Neesonmini-seriesMiranda RichardsonNicola PagettPeriod Drama Serial Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes9 hours ago Chronicle Mysteries: The Wrong Man (Hallmark Sun 24 Feb 2019, Alison Sweeney) Podcaster Alex McPherson seeks the truth behind the tragic death of a young lawyer, while partner Drew finds himself diving... Episodes9 hours ago The Zoo: The Marvelous Mott Mott (Season 3 Premieres 24 Feb 2019 on Animal Planet) The Marvelous Mott Mott: Animal Planet’s THE ZOO goes behind the scenes at the world-famous Bronx Zoo for a third... Episodes9 hours ago SMILF: Single Mom In Love Forever (S2EP5 Showtime Sun 24 Feb 2019) Single Mom In Love Forever: In 2014, Bridgette and Rafi prepare for the realities of parenthood as Bridgette experiences contractions,... Episodes9 hours ago Crashing: The Viewing Party (S3EP6 HBO Sun 24 Feb 2019) The Viewing Party: Pete (Pete Holmes) and Kat (Madeline Wise) attend a viewing party for Ali’s late-night spot on Seth... Episodes9 hours ago Black Monday: 243 (S1EP5 Showtime Sun 24 Feb 2019) 243: Mo takes Dawn to the Predator’s Ball in an effort to raise the capital The Jammer Group needs to... search EPISODES Episodes9 hours ago When Calls The Heart: Phone Rings and Heartstrings (Season 6 Premieres Sun 24 Feb 2019 on Hallmark) In the “When Calls the Heart” season six premiere “Phone Rings and Heartstrings” the town of Hope Valley adjusts to... Episodes9 hours ago Evil Lives Here: I Hate Being Daddy’s Girl (S4EP8 ID Sun 24 Feb 2019) I Hate Being Daddy’s Girl: When Robin Doll was rescued from her mother’s violence and went to live with her... Episodes9 hours ago Private Eyes: Getaway With Murder (S2EP12 ION Sun 24 Feb 2019) Getaway With Murder: Shade and Angie are hired by the owner of a luxurious rustic lodge to investigate an infidelity... advertisement MOVIES Movies1 week ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies1 week ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies1 week ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.