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Lark Rise to Candleford

Episode #140

Gabriel has finally completed the machine which he hopes will restore his fortunes. [59 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: Flora Thompson's charming love letter to a vanished corner of rural England is brought to life in this warm-hearted adaptation. Set in the Oxfordshire countryside in the 1880s, this rich, funny and emotional series follows the relationship of two contrasting communities: Lark Rise, the small hamlet gently holding on to the past, and Candleford, the small market town bustling into the future. Seen through the eyes of young Laura, their inhabitants endure many upheavals and struggles as the inexorable change comes; their stories by turns poignant, spirited and uplifting. And Laura herself must face great change. Taking a job in Post Office in Candleford, run by the mercurial Dorcas, she turns her back on her childhood hamlet to make her way in the world. With her loyalties divided, she must choose her own path to womanhood...

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  • Episode #101

    Laura Timmins leaves Lark Rise to start her first job at the Post Office in the town of Candleford. [50 minutes]

  • Episode #102

    Mrs. Macey's husband escapes from prison. Laura strikes up a friendship a gamekeeper from the manor. [50 minutes]

  • Episode #103

    Dorcas intercedes when a new maid drives a wedge between Old Amos and his son. [50 minutes]

  • Episode #104

    Ruby and Pearl Pratt face scandal when their estranged father returns to town. [50 minutes]

  • Episode #105

    A new Post Office inspector causes problems for Dorcas. Laura loses an important parcel. [50 minutes]

  • Episode #106

    A homeless family takes advantage of Robert's charity, leaving their little daughter behind. [50 minutes]

  • Episode #107

    The residents learn Susan Braby's husband has hit her. They rally around her until he is arrested. [50 minutes]

  • Episode #108

    The arrival of a radical new teacher causes divisions in the communities. Dorcas has a new admirer. [50 minutes]

  • Episode #109

    Queenie finds a beautiful embroidered panel on a grave. Dorcas tries to find out who created it. [50 minutes]

  • Episode #110

    Dorcas decides to sell up and leave Candleford. Philip's possessiveness is causing Laura concern. [50 minutes]

  • Christmas (#111)

    Laura is torn between two mothers when Dorcas and Emma want to give her the same Christmas gift. [75 minutes]

  • Episode #112

    A handsome stranger, James Dowland, rides into Candleford with a look of determination about him. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #113

    Dorcas sets out to defeat dashing property developer James Dowland in the parish council elections. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #114

    Dorcas and James Dowland clash when an accident happens on the path from Lark Rise to Candleford. [58 minutes]

  • Episode #115

    Baby Annie stirs up emotions of days gone by and loves yet to be found. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #116

    When Dorcas is suddenly taken ill, Laura finds herself with more than one problem to solve. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #117

    There's joy for Robert and Emma Timmins as Robert completes his work on the stone panels for the town clock, and pay day brings its rewards for him and his family. [58 minutes]

  • Episode #118

    Relationships are tested when relatives and friends arrive and all are not what they appear to be. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #119

    A budding young love might be thwarted by an animosity between Lark Rise and Fordlow that has been simmering for three generations. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #120

    As the Harvest Show comes around, Constable Patterson is used to his wife taking to her bed with a mysterious illness. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #121

    A sudden storm reveals a secret romance, but also makes the address on a letter indecipherable. [58 minutes]

  • Episode #122

    James Dowland is confined to his hospital bed when his son arrives in Candleford. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #123

    The fortunes of the Timmins family may be about to change when Emma learns she is left some money. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #124

    Daniel Parish returns to Candleford to try to win back Laura's affections. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #125

    Alf throws a party to celebrate good news. Laura intercepts a letter addressed to Alf from prison. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #126

    When Alf is crowned "king of the mowers", he vows to bring in the harvest in record time. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #127

    Everyone in Candleford is talking about the mysterious recluse Mr Reppington, who has been hiding himself away in the Golden Lion Hotel for months. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #128

    Daniel learns that a Crimean war veteran who has been visiting Lark Rise for years has received no pension despite his war injuries. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #129

    The locals are rehearsing for their annual production of St. George and the Dragon when they hear rumours that Sir Timothy has returned. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #130

    Pearl receives a dressmaking commission which could save her ailing business, but without Ruby, there is no way she can do the work in time. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #131

    When the Lark Rise school loses its teacher, Emma steps in and discovers a talent she never knew she had. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #132

    When Mrs. Mullins discovers her daughter Emily is pregnant, she thinks that Daniel is the father. [58 minutes]

  • Episode #133

    Mischief Night is approaching . Fisher Bloom has returned, intent on winning Laura back. [58 minutes]

  • Episode #134

    Dorcas is faced with the heartbreaking prospect of losing her home and denying Sydney his dream. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #135

    Gabriel Cochrane, the once-wealthy owner of a large iron foundry arrives in Candleford looking for a new start. [58 minutes]

  • Episode #136

    Daniel's newspaper is launching a poetry competition and Laura has hopes of taking home the trophy. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #137

    Thomas is happy to be organizing the church bazaar, until the Reverend Marley takes charge. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #138

    The Fair has come to town, and the locals are celebrating. Alf has been crowned King of the Fair. [59 minutes]

  • Episode #139

    Daniel plans a cricket match, but his finest batsman is a woman and women aren't allowed to play. [58 minutes]

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