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The daughter of a country doctor copes with an unwanted stepmother, an impetuous stepsister, burdensome secrets, the town gossips, and the tug on her own heartstrings for a man who thinks of her only as a friend.

Cast: Squire Hamley - Michael Gambon; Osborne Hamley - Tom Hollander; Molly Gibson - Justine Waddell; Mr. Gibson - Bill Paterson; Mr. Preston - Iain Glen; Roger Hamley - Anthony Howell; Cynthia Kirkpatrick - Keeley Hawes; Hyacinth Gibson - Francesca Annis; Miss Browning - Barbara Flynn;

Network: BBC One (United Kingdom)
Premiered: 28.November.1999
Status: Ended