Wives and Daughters

Wives and Daughters

Keeley Hawes
Director: Nicholas Renton Cast: Keeley Hawes
Keeley Hawes
, Francesca Annis
Francesca Annis
, Justine Waddell
Justine Waddell
Nicholas Renton

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Overview

Debuting November 28, 1999, over BBC1, the four-part British miniseries Wives and Daughters was the second of two TV adaptations of Elizabeth Gaskell's unfinished novel (the first aired in 1972). Set in the early 1800s, the story takes place in a small, gossip-driven English town. Upon the remarriage of her father, heroine Molly Gibson (Justine Waddell) isn't quite sure how to "take" to her modish stepmother, Hyacinth (Francesca Annis), and airheaded stepsister, Cynthia (Keeley Hawes). The fun really begins when both Molly and Cynthia fall in love with Roger Hamley (Anthony Howell), son of the village squire. Inasmuch as author Gaskell passed away before concocting a solution to this romantic triangle, it was up to screenwriter Andrew Davies to come up with a happy (or at least satisfying) denouement. In America, Wives and Daughters was seen as part of PBS' Masterpiece Theatre anthology beginning April 2, 2001.


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Product Details

Release Date: 03/01/2016
UPC: 0883929514700
Original Release: 1999
Rating: NR
Source: Bbc Warner
Region Code: 1
Time: 5:00:00
Sales rank: 10,829

Special Features

20-minute documentary, "The Making of Wives and Daughters"; 55-minute portrait "Who the Dickens is Mrs. Gaskell"?; Who's who - a guide to the stars

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Keeley Hawes Cynthia
Francesca Annis Hyacinth
Justine Waddell Molly Gibson
Anthony Howell Roger Hamley

Technical Credits
Nicholas Renton Director
Sue Birtwhistle Producer
Deirdre Clancy Costumes/Costume Designer
John Collins Art Director
Andrew Davies Screenwriter
Rebecca Eaton Executive Producer
John Keane Score Composer
Mark Kebby Art Director
Kevin Lester Editor
Rupert Ryle-Hodges Producer
Gerry Scott Production Designer
Fred Tammes Cinematographer
Jane Tranter Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Wives and Daughters: Episodes 1-2
1. Chapter 1 [6:31]
2. Chapter 2 [3:23]
3. Chapter 3 [3:37]
4. Chapter 4 [5:30]
5. Chapter 5 [3:31]
6. Chapter 6 [4:50]
7. Chapter 7 [5:57]
8. Chapter 8 [5:34]
9. Chapter 9 [4:42]
10. Chapter 10 [7:41]
11. Chapter 11 [3:05]
12. Chapter 12 [7:42]
13. Chapter 13 [9:42]
14. Chapter 14 [1:28]
15. Chapter 15 [1:11]
1. Chapter 1 [4:55]
2. Chapter 2 [4:08]
3. Chapter 3 [4:21]
4. Chapter 4 [3:21]
5. Chapter 5 [3:44]
6. Chapter 6 [1:56]
7. Chapter 7 [10:35]
8. Chapter 8 [5:42]
9. Chapter 9 [2:14]
10. Chapter 10 [6:24]
11. Chapter 11 [5:32]
12. Chapter 12 [4:37]
13. Chapter 13 [4:13]
14. Chapter 14 [8:31]
15. Chapter 15 [4:27]
16. Chapter 16 [1:12]
Disc #2 -- Wives and Daughters: Episodes 3-4
1. Chapter 1 [2:27]
2. Chapter 2 [5:22]
3. Chapter 3 [3:53]
4. Chapter 4 [3:27]
5. Chapter 5 [6:21]
6. Chapter 6 [5:53]
7. Chapter 7 [4:45]
8. Chapter 8 [4:36]
9. Chapter 9 [3:49]
10. Chapter 10 [5:58]
11. Chapter 11 [6:11]
12. Chapter 12 [2:40]
13. Chapter 13 [4:28]
14. Chapter 14 [7:21]
15. Chapter 15 [5:43]
16. Chapter 16 [1:07]
1. Chapter 1 [5:42]
2. Chapter 2 [3:09]
3. Chapter 3 [3:40]
4. Chapter 4 [3:53]
5. Chapter 5 [4:48]
6. Chapter 6 [4:45]
7. Chapter 7 [3:46]
8. Chapter 8 [7:06]
9. Chapter 9 [2:10]
10. Chapter 10 [6:32]
11. Chapter 11 [5:17]
12. Chapter 12 [8:08]
13. Chapter 13 [4:47]
14. Chapter 14 [3:53]
15. Chapter 15 [7:25]
16. Chapter 16 [1:34]
Disc #3 -- Wives and Daughters: Bonus Features
1. Chapter 1 [7:02]
2. Chapter 2 [9:08]
3. Chapter 3 [5:04]
4. Chapter 4 [:57]
1. Chapter 1 [9:40]
2. Chapter 2 [6:27]
3. Chapter 3 [6:32]
4. Chapter 4 [6:57]
5. Chapter 5 [9:22]
6. Chapter 6 [9:38]
7. Chapter 7 [:46]

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