A Respectable Trade (1998– )
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Spinster governess marries shipping tradesman and moves to his home in Bristol with hopes of a place in society, as they set out to move up in the world while using slavery as their means ... See full summary »

Director:

Suri Krishnamma

Writers:

Philippa Gregory (novel), Philippa Gregory (screenplay)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Ariyon Bakare ... Mehuru / Moses
Ralph Brown ... Dr. Hadley
Richard Briers ... Sir Charles Fairley
Grahame Fox ... John Bates
Jenny Agutter ... Lady Scott
Simon Williams ... Lord Scott
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Makaela Alexander Makaela Alexander ... Naomi
Doreen Andrew Doreen Andrew ... Cook
Stephen Bent Stephen Bent ... Foreman
Clinton Blake ... Mark
Warren Clarke ... Josiah Cole
Francis Crampsie Francis Crampsie ... Bates' Man
Cait Davis ... Brown
Kaddy Faal Kaddy Faal ... Mary
Emma Fielding ... Frances Scott Cole
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Spinster governess marries shipping tradesman and moves to his home in Bristol with hopes of a place in society, as they set out to move up in the world while using slavery as their means of progress she realizes slaves are human and not animals and proceeds to help them find freedom. Written by Amy Ray Nolte

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Drama

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Release Date:

25 October 1998 (USA) See more »

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