South Riding

Cast and Credits


  • Robert CarneDavid Morrissey
  • Sarah BurtonAnna Maxwell Martin
  • Mrs. BeddowsPenelope Wilton
  • Anthony SnaithPeter Firth
  • Joe AstellDouglas Henshall
  • Alfred HugginsJohn Henshaw
  • Midge CarneKatherine McGolpin
  • Muriel CarneLydia Wilson
  • Young Robert CarneDaniel West
  • Mrs. HugginsPenny Layden
  • Mrs. OldroydWendy Patterson
  • Bessy WarbuckleJanine Mellor
  • Lydia HollyCharlie May-Clark
  • Mrs. Holly Jennifer Hennessy
  • Mr. HollyShaun Dooley
  • Gertie HollyAlexandra Pearson
  • Gaius DrewIan Bartholomew
  • MaudMartha Godber
  • Nancy Charlotte Thornton
  • Lord PortWilliam Rodell
  • HicksRenny Krupinski
  • Miss SigglesthwaiteBrid Brennan
  • VeraRosie Muncer
  • Reg AythorneJohn Paul Hurley
  • MatronMaggie Fox
  • ReggieGareth Cassidy
  • AlastairGarth Maunders
  • Mrs. BrimsleyMarie Critchley
  • DoctorMichael Wardle
  • Desk ClerkPeter Rylands
  • Mr. BeddowsStephen MacKenna
  • Bus ConductorSebastian Shaw
  • SolicitorJeff Merchant
  • School SecretaryJoanna Swain
  • FishermanCarl Cieka
  • ClergymanMalcolm Raeburn
  • Lord SedgmireRalph Risch
  • PercyBernard Wrigley

Mrs. Hubbard's Gala Concert performed by Scala Kids

Production Credits

  • Based on the novel byWinifred Holtby
  • Written byAndrew Davies
  • Directed byDiarmuid Lawrence
  • 1st Assistant DirectorMartin Curry
  • 2nd Assistant DirectorSarah Gilham
  • 3rd Assistant DirectorJohn Turner
  • Floor RunnerMatt Jennings
  • Location ManagerLuc Webster
  • Unit ManagerEmma Smith
  • Location AssistantRichard Key
  • Stunt CoordinatorAndy Bradford
  • Script SupervisorSimon Sharrod
  • Production CoordinatorLynn Roberts
  • Production Secretary Abi Atkinson
  • Production RunnerJames Youd
  • Production AccountantSarah Hulls
  • Assistant Production AccountantDave Bowen
  • Camera/Steadicam OperatorJohn Hembrough
  • Focus PullerSam Smith
  • Camera AssistantDave Bird
  • GripRichard Davies
  • GafferAndrew Tayor
  • Best BoyChris Sowden
  • ElectriciansDarren Campbell
    James Harbour (episode 2)
  • RiggerDarren Fielding
  • Boom OperatorJames Harbour
  • Sound AssistantChris Devlin
  • Art DirectorTim Stevenson
  • Standby Art DirectorKatie Lee
  • Assistant Art DirectorAndy Watson
  • Art Department AssistantKat Hale
  • Production BuyerDuncan Windram-Wheeler
  • Property MasterJason Bond
  • Standby Props Ian Lucas
  • Dressing PropsJodi Maddoc
  • Construction ManagerJohn Thorpe
  • Construction StandbyJohn "Sam" Thorpe
  • Costume SupervisorJennifer Harvey
  • Costume AssistantsCharlotte Aspin
    Aimee Gallaway
  • Hair & Makeup SupervisorJodie Fidell-Walker
  • Hair & Makeup ArtistClair Blackmore
  • Hair & Makeup AssistantVienna McMahaon
  • PublicistAnnie Frederick
  • Picture PublicistMelanie Stungo
  • Stills PhotographerNicola Dove
  • Post Production SupervisorJessica Rundle
  • Assistant/Assembly EditorNigel Bunyan
  • Visual Effects SupervisorAlexis Haggar
  • Effects EditorAlex Ellerington
  • Dialogue EditorJeff Richardson
  • Rerecording MixerPaul Hamblin
  • Online EditorMark Maltby
  • Picture Post ProductionThe Look
  • Titles DesignPeter Anderson Studio
  • Production ConsultantCarmel Maloney
  • Script EditorMadeleine Sinclair
  • Casting DirectorsKate Rhodes James
    David Shaw
  • Sound RecordistAlistair Crocker
  • Costume DesignerStephanie Collie
  • Makeup DesignerNic Norton Collins
  • ComposerRob Lane
  • EditorDavid Head
  • Production DesignerChris Roope
  • Director of PhotographyAlan Almond
  • Line ProducerAngie Daniell
  • ProducerLisa Osborne
  • Executive Producer WGBH Rebecca Eaton
  • Executive ProducersAnne Pivcevic
    Hilary Martin

A co-production of BBC Wales and WGBH Boston

© BBC MMXI 2011


  • Hosted byLaura Linney
  • Senior Post Production DirectorErin Delaney
  • Business Manager Deb Gibbs
  • Writer/Senior EditorKathleen Cahill
  • Office CoordinatorLisa Lokshin
  • Production AssistantTsering Yangzom
  • Online EditorSpencer Gentry
  • Visual Effects/Sound DesignPaul Sanni
  • Series GraphicsPrologue
  • Series Open DesignKyle Cooper
  • Series ThemeMan Made Music
  • PublicityEllen Dockser
    Olivia Wong
  • Senior ProducerSusanne Simpson
  • Senior ProducerSteven Ashley
  • Executive ProducerRebecca Eaton

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Web Credits for South Riding

  • Executive EditorSteven Ashley
  • Senior ProducerBruce Kohl
  • ProducersBarrett Brountas
    Sarah Grafman
  • Senior DesignerJessica Sun Lee
  • Assistant Production DesignerCassandra Sell
  • Senior DeveloperMolly Frey
  • Project ManagerMarisa Nopakun
  • Producer, Streaming VideoAnna Fort
  • Unit Manager, WGBH InteractiveAmy Stahl

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