Richard G Mitchell
24 November 1996
| 7.5/10 |
| David Nokes (dramatization)
Anne Brontë (novel)|
Toby Stephens, Tara Fitzgerald, Rupert Graves, James Purefoy, Pam Ferris
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.
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.Toby Stephens - Gilbert Markham
Tara Fitzgerald - Helen Graham
Rupert Graves - Arthur Huntington
Sarah Badel - Rachel
Jackson Leach - Master Arthur Huntington
Sean Gallagher - Walter Hargrave
Jonathan Cake - Ralph Hattersley
Joe Absolom - Fergus Markham
Kenneth Cranham - Reverend Millward
Pam Ferris - Mrs. Markham
Cathy Murphy - Miss Myers
Paloma Baeza - Rose Markham
Aran Bell - Richard Wilson
Miranda Pleasence - Eliza Millward
James Purefoy - Frederick Lawrence
Kim Durham - Benson
Dominic Rowan - Lord Lowborough
Beatie Edney - Annabella Wilmot, Lady Lowborough
Janet Dale - Mrs. Wilson
Susannah Wise - Millicent Hargrave
Karen Westwood - Jane Wilson
BAFTA TV Awards
Won Best Make-Up and Hair Design - Jean Speak
Nominated Best Costume Design - Rosalind Ebbutt
Nominated Best Design - Sarah Greenwood
Nominated Best Photography and Lighting (Fiction/Entertainment) - Daf Hobson
Peabody Awards - 1998.
Won - WGBH Boston and BBC.
RTS Television Award - 1997.
Won Best Camera - Drama - Daf Hobson.
Won Best Music - Original Score - Richard G. Mitchell.
Won Best Production Design - Drama - Sarah Greenwood.
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996 miniseries) Wikipedia