The TV tie-in edition to the BBC adaptation, starring Judi Dench.
Based on three Elizabeth Gaskell novels, The Cranford Chronicles follows the small absurdities and major tragedies in the lives of the people of Cranford, a small Cheshire market town, during one extraordinary year.
In this witty and poignant story, the railway is pushing its way relentlessly towards the town from Manchester. The arrival of handsome, young Doctor Harrison causes yet further agitation. Meanwhile Miss Matty Jenkyns nurses her own broken heart after she was forced to give up the man she loved when she was a young girl.