Return to Cranford

Re-airing December 4 & 11, 2011 on PBS   Check local listings


Change is racing towards the small, close-knit village of Cranford like a steam train — quite literally. As the railroad continues to encroach at the edge of town, Cranford strives to open to new realities, from surprising romances to unexpected losses and even waltzing! Matty Jenkyns (Judi Dench), Miss Pole (Imelda Staunton), Mrs. Forrester (Julia McKenzie) and Mrs. Jamieson (Barbara Flynn) are back with other distinguished residents of Cranford, along with one well-outfitted and mischievous cow. When a shocking event seemingly derails Cranford from its innocence, can a bit of magic and faith in enduring friendships save the day? Based on the stories of Victorian-era writer Elizabeth Gaskell, Return to Cranford also features Tom Hiddleston (Wallander) and Tim Curry.

Behind-the-Scenes Video
The cast and crew reflect on the hard work and movie magic that went into creating Cranford.

Q&A with Cranford Co-Creator
Go behind-the-scenes into the enchanting world of Cranford with Sue Birtwistle in this exclusive interview.



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