She's Leaving Home

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018



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Set in the Oxfordshire countryside in the 1880s, Lark Rise to Candleford follows the relationship of two contrasting communities: Lark Rise, the small hamlet gently holding on to the past, and Candleford, the small market town bustling into the future. Seen through the eyes of young Laura, their inhabitants endure many upheavals and struggles as the inexorable change comes, their stories by turns poignant, spirited and uplifting. Laura herself must face great change as well: taking a job in Post Office in Candleford, run by the mercurial Dorcas, she turns her back on her childhood hamlet to make her way in the world. With her loyalties divided, she must choose her own path to womanhood. Flora Thompson's charming love letter to a vanished corner of rural England is brought to life in this warm-hearted adaptation.

Watch it tonight at 8pm on WGBX 44. More airings

 

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