The Village (2013– )
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Episode #1.2 

Depressed that the farm is ailing John gets drunk and meets a confused Caro,wearing only her night dress,in the woods. He returns home to find Martha waiting to take him to chapel,where her... See full summary »

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Antonia Bird

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Peter Moffat

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
David Ryall ... Old Bert Middleton
Maxine Peake ... Grace Middleton
Bill Jones Bill Jones ... Young Bert Middleton
Paul Warriner Paul Warriner ... Dr. Ramsey
Margaret Jackman ... Peggy
Amelia Young Amelia Young ... Polly
Katherine Dow Blyton Katherine Dow Blyton ... Mrs. H
John Simm ... John Middleton
Emily Beecham ... Caro Allingham
Rupert Evans ... Edmund Allingham
Augustus Prew ... George Allingham
Juliet Stevenson ... Clem Allingham
Charlie Murphy ... Martha Lane
Kit Jackson Kit Jackson ... Lord Allingham
Scott Handy ... Robin Lane
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Depressed that the farm is ailing John gets drunk and meets a confused Caro,wearing only her night dress,in the woods. He returns home to find Martha waiting to take him to chapel,where her father Robin gives a sermon which is the opposite of Jingoistic. George also attends as he is smitten with Martha. Caro is revealed to be pregnant and confides in George that Joe is the father but the high-minded Edmund,embarking on a political career calls in detective Bairstow. Having confessed to Martha that years ago he impregnated a forward young woman who drowned herself John is the prime suspect in Caro's case and a posse of villagers besieges the farm. However they are dispersed by Bairstow,who has learned the truth from Caro. Nevertheless John attempts to hang himself but is prevented by Bert and Grace,who shortly afterwards gives birth. Written by don @ minifie-1

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7 April 2013 (UK) See more »

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