Wuthering Heights

Airing January 18 - 25, 2009 on PBS   Check local listings

The Earnshaw children expect gifts from their father when he returns to Wuthering Heights after a trip, but are instead greeted with the arrival of Heathcliff, a young Gypsy boy who has come to live with them. Quiet and mysterious, Heathcliff is befriended by Cathy Earnshaw, and the two become inseparable. In adulthood, their bond deepens to love, but a forced absence opens Cathy to the affections of a different suitor — Edgar Linton. Given the choice between a life of comfort and a profound love, Cathy's actions have repercussions for multiple generations in this haunting story of turbulent passion and revenge. Tom Hardy (Oliver Twist) stars as Heathcliff, with newcomer Charlotte Riley as Cathy.

Behind-the-Scenes Video
Pouring rain, bug infestations and wind-burned actors — bringing Wuthering Heights to life on the windswept moors.

Explore the world of Wuthering Heights — meet the main characters, and find out about the actors who portray them.

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