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South Riding (2011)

15 Drama 1h


The lives and loves of a 1930s Yorkshire town explored in a passionate tale of politics in small places. South Riding charts the story of Sarah Burton's homecoming to Yorkshire in 1934 after twenty years teaching in London and the Empire. After a fiery interview with a conservative interview panel, outspoken Sarah takes up her first headmistress-ship at Kiplington High School for Girls, determined to demonstrate to her new pupils that the future is theirs for the taking.

Series Cast

  1. Anna Maxwell Martin

    Anna Maxwell Martin

    Sarah Burton

    3 Episodes

  2. David Morrissey

    David Morrissey

    Robert Carne

    3 Episodes

  3. Penelope Wilton

    Penelope Wilton

    Mrs Beddows

    3 Episodes

  4. Peter Firth

    Peter Firth

    Anthony Snaith

    3 Episodes

  5. John Henshaw

    John Henshaw

    Alfred Huggins

    3 Episodes

  6. Douglas Henshall

    Douglas Henshall

    Joe Astell

    3 Episodes

  7. Katherine McGolpin

    Midge Carne

    3 Episodes

  8. Lydia Wilson

    Lydia Wilson

    Muriel Carne

    3 Episodes

  9. Daniel West

    Young Robert Carne

    3 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2011 | 3 Episodes

Season 1 of South Riding premiered on February 20, 2011.

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South Riding
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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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