South Riding

(2011)

Overview

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

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 1

2011 | 3 Episodes

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

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South Riding
South Riding

Facts

Status Ended

Network

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Certification

  • 15

    Meaning

    No-one under 15 is allowed to see a 15 film at the cinema or buy/rent a 15 rated video. 15 rated works are not suitable for children under 15 years of age.

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 60m

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93

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