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Created by Sally Wainwright
Starring Alun Armstrong
Sarah Smart
Joseph McFadden
Richard Armitage
Composer(s) Tot Taylor
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 3
Running time 180 min
Production company(s) Red Production Company
Studio of the North
Yorkshire Media Production Agency (YMPA)
Original network BBC One
Picture format 16:9 576i
Audio format Stereo
Original release 1 September – 8 September 2002

Sparkhouse is a BBC drama, originally shown on BBC One from 1 to 8 September 2002. Written by Sally Wainwright, it is a modern take on Wuthering Heights.


Two young lovers battle against the odds to be together. The role of Heathcliff is played by a woman (Sarah Smart).[1]



  1. ^ James Rampton (26 August 2002). "Sally Wainwright: Heavens, Heathcliff's a girl". The Independent. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 

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