2 thoughts on “Episode 8”

  1. Beautiful show with strong female leads I love this program — it’s sweet and endearing in a way similar to Little House on the Prairie, with many coming-of-age or heartfelt story lines with little “wisdom” talks (just like on LHOTP), but instead all taking place in Edwardian England. Set in a small British village and hamlet, it intertwines that stories of middleclass (tradesmen) to working class (peasant/agrarian) folk. It’s all “told” in a very innocent style, and more than a bit idealized. One unique…

  2. A Living History of Change and Transformation in England Lark Rise to Candleford is an excellent BBC series that depicts life in the small villages in the countryside near Oxford near the close of the 19th Century. It was a transitional era for both the aristocratic and land controlling gentry were confronted with technological and social transformation, and the changing roles of the poor tenant farmers and craftspeople who struggle to make a living. At the heart of the story are the two villages–Lark Rise and Candlford. Lark Rise is a poor…

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