Return to Cranford
Cast & Credits


Miss Matty
Judi Dench
Claudie Blakley
Mrs. Forrester
Julia McKenzie
Rev. Hutton
Alex Jennings
Mrs. Jamieson
Barbara Flynn
Mr. Johnson
Adrian Scarborough
Mrs. Johnson
Debra Gillett
William Buxton
Tom Hiddleston
Miss Octavia Pole
Imelda Staunton
Miss Tomkinson
Deborah Findlay
Captain Brown
Jim Carter
Jem Hearne
Andrew Buchan
Mr. Peter Jenkyns
Nicholas Le Prevost
Margaret Gidman
Bessie Carter
Mrs. Bell
Lesley Sharp
Peggy Bell
Jodie Whittaker
Edward Bell
Matthew McNulty
Miss Galindo
Emma Fielding
Mr. Buxton
Jonathan Pryce
Erminia Whyte
Michelle Dockery
Lady Ludlow
Francesca Annis
Sir Charles Maulver
Greg Wise
Harry Gregson
Alex Etel
Bella Gregson
Emma Lowndes
Hannah Hobley
Nicholas Bishop
Septimus Hanbury
Rory Kinnear
Mary Smith
Lisa Dillon
Mrs. Clara Smith
Finty Williams
Lady Glenmire
Celia Imrie
Roddy Maude-Roxby
Signor Brunoni
Tim Curry

Production Credits

Written by
Heidi Thomas
From the Novels of
Elizabeth Gaskell
1st Assistant Director
Phil Booth
2nd Assistant Director
Harriet Worth
3rd Assistant Director
Danielle Bennett
Floor Runner
Chris Foggin
Cathy Lorimer
Ruth Keir
Unit Manager
Sharon McGuinness
Assistant Location Managers
Sparky Ellis
Vicky Chapman
Script Editor
Elizabeth Kilgarriff
Script Supervisor
Vicki Howe
Jenny Brassett
Assistant Coordinator
Jen Hudson
Producer's Assistant
Jon Rowe
Production Accountant
Sarah Millar
Assistant Accountant
Warren Demer
Production Runner
David Harwood
Judi Dench's Stand-In
Penny Ryder
Casting Assistant
Camilla Evans
B Camera Operator
Hamish Doyne-Ditmas
Focus Pullers
Adam Coles
Charlie England
Craig Porter
Sam Smithard
Digital Technician
Steve Price
Key Grip
Keith Mead
Assistant Grip
Martin Clay
Mark Clayton
Rigging Gaffer
Benny Harper
Rigging Best Boy
Steve Young
Best Boy
Enrico Faccio
Boom Operator
Tony Cook
Sound Assistant
Thayna McLaughlin
Supervising Art Director
Charmian Adams
Art Director
Mark Kebby
Set Decorator
Trisha Edwards
Production Buyer
Gina Cromwell
Standby Art Director
Laura Conway-Gordon
Assistant Art Director
Antonia Atha
Property Master
Mike Power
Chargehand Prop
Tom Pleydell-Pearce
Standby Props
Damian Butlin
Campbell Mitchell
Dressing Prop
Kevin Fleet
Construction Manager
Barry Moll
Standby Carpenter
John Gibson
Standby Rigger
Ian Murray
Standby Stagehand
Paul Roberts
Supervising Painter
Nick Wood
Supervising Carpenter
Steve Deane
Roger Wilkins
SFX Supervisor
Mark Holt
Costume Supervisor
Alison Beard
Assistant Costume Design
Charlotte Law
Workroom Supervisor
Stephen Miles
Costume Assistants
Rob Brown
Lucy Donowho
Sunita Singh
Makeup/Hair Supervisor
Natalie Reid
Makeup/Hair Artists
Talli Pachter
Karen Teitge
Horses/Carriages by
Steve Dent
Stunt Coordinator
Nrinder Dhudwar
Unit Medic
Dylan Davies
Magic Consultant
Paul Kieve
Voice Coach
Majella Hurley
Animal Trainer
Gil Raddings
Cathie Davey
Picture Publicity
Rob Fuller
Talent Rights Executive
Thalia Reynolds
Historical Advisor
Jenny Uglow
Music Producer
Steve McLaughlin
Post Production Supervisor
Sam Lucas
Assistant Editor
Supriya Naidu-James
Sound Effects Editor
Catherine Hodgson
Lee Walpole
Dialogue Editor
Iain Eyre
Gareth Spensley
Online Editor
Justin Eely
VFX Supervisor
Simon Carr
Production Consultant
Gordon Ronald
Script Editor
Susie Conklin
Location Manager
Richard May
Sound Recordist
Peter Brill
Dubbing Mixer
Paul Hamblin
Casting Director
Maggie Lunn
Posy Simmonds
Makeup and Hair Design
Karen Hartley-Thomas
Costume Design
Jenny Beavan
Carl Davis
Film Editor
Frances Parker ACE
Production Design
Donal Woods
Director of Photography
Ben Smithard
Rupert Ryle-Hodges
Sue Birtwistle
Susie Conklin
Sue Birtwistle
Simon Curtis
Executive Producer for WGBH
Rebecca Eaton
Executive Producer
Kate Harwood

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Senior Post Production Director
Erin Delaney
Assistant Director
Judy Cronenberg
Business Manager
Deb Gibbs
Writer/Senior Editor
Kathleen Cahill
Production Assistant
Tsering Yangzom
Office Coordinator
Lisa Lokshin
Online Editor
Spencer Gentry
Visual Effects/Sound Design
Paul Sanni
Series Graphics
Prologue, Kyle Cooper
Series Theme
Man Made Music
Ellen Dockser
Olivia Wong
Senior Producer
Susanne Simpson
Senior Producer
Steven Ashley
Executive Producer
Rebecca Eaton

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Web Credits for Return to Cranford

Executive Editor
Steven Ashley
Senior Producer
Bruce Kohl
Senior Designer
Sonali Patel
Director of Design, Interactive
Toby Bottorf
Web Production Designer
Jon Hayward
Senior Developer
Molly Frey
Senior Developer, Video Player
Ben Livermore
Project Manager
Marisa Nopakun
Producer, Streaming Video
Anna Fort
Unit Manager, WGBH Interactive
Amy Stahl
Sue Birtwistle Interview by
Richard Maurer
Thanks to
Sue Birtwistle

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