The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996 miniseries)

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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Genre Period drama
Format Miniseries
Written by David Nokes (dramatization)
Anne Brontë (novel)
Directed by Mike Barker
Starring Toby Stephens
Tara FitzGerald
Rupert Graves
Composer(s) Richard G Mitchell
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 3
Production
Executive producer(s) Rebecca Eaton
Kevin Loader
Producer(s) Suzan Harrison
Editor(s) Guy Bensley
Location(s) Cumbria
Running time 159 minutes
Production company(s) BBC
WGBH
Distributor BBC
CBC Television (in association with)
WGBH
Broadcast
Original channel BBC One
First shown in 17 November 1996 in UK
26 October 1997 in USA
20 September 1998 in Portugal
28 May 2006 in Hungary

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is a 1996 British television serial adaptation of Anne Brontë's novel of the same name, produced by BBC and directed by Mike Barker. The serial stars Tara FitzGerald as Helen Graham, Rupert Graves as her abusive husband Arthur Huntington and Toby Stephens as Gilbert Markham.

Plot summary[edit]

A mysterious young woman arrives at Wildfell Hall, an old mansion of Elizabethan era with a young son. She determines to lead an independent existence, but her new neighbours don't want to let her alone. Only one of them, a young farmer, Gilbert Markham, succeeded in revealing her secrets.

For a full length summary see: The Tenant of WIldfell Hall plot summary.

Cast[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • BAFTA TV Awards
    • Won Best Make-Up and Hair Design - Jean Speak [1]
    • Nominated Best Costume Design - Rosalind Ebbutt [1]
    • Nominated Best Design - Sarah Greenwood [1]
    • Nominated Best Photography and Lighting (Fiction/Entertainment) - Daf Hobson [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Awards Database - The BAFTA site". Bafta.org. Retrieved 2012-03-24. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Awards for The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996)". Imdb.com. Retrieved 2012-07-29. 

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