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The saga of Manchester lad Joe Henshaw, a story that takes in family life, the trials and tribulations of the Labour movement and World War Two

  1. Jim Allen


Series Cast

  1. Karen Meagher

    Peggy Henshaw

    6 Episodes

  2. Bill Dean

    Bill Dean

    Billy Eccles

    6 Episodes

  3. Christine Hargreaves

    Christine Hargreaves

    Lizzie Scanlon

    6 Episodes

  4. Caroline Hutchison

    Caroline Hutchison

    Sarah Goldman

    6 Episodes

  5. James Ellis

    James Ellis

    Jim Larkin

    6 Episodes

  6. Peter Kerrigan

    Peter Kerrigan

    Fred Rowsey

    6 Episodes

  7. Rita May

    Rita May

    Martha Kilbride

    6 Episodes

  8. Gilly Coman

    Irene Kilbride

    6 Episodes

  9. David Threlfall

    David Threlfall

    Joe Henshaw

    6 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1983 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of The Gathering Seed premiered on September 7, 1983.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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