1 9 5 9 (UK)
6 x 30 minute episodes
This BBC serial based on Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett starred Judi Dench as Hilda and Brian Smith as Edwin Clayhanger.
The series was broadcast live to air from the BBC’s Midland studio and was painstakingly faithful with gaslit settings.
Violet Carson, Eileen Atkins, Miranda Connell and William Squire co-starred.