About the TV Show
based on novel or book orphan 19th century northumberland
Catherine Cookson's A Dinner of Herbs
First Air Date: November 24, 2000
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|Seasons/Episodes||:||6 episodes in 1 Seasons|
After taking his young son Roddy to a remote Northumberland village, Peter Greenbank meets a violent death, leaving the boy alone with no family to speak of. Roddy is adopted and raised by Kate Makepeace, a good friend of his father’s, and develops a close friendship with Hal and Mary Ellen. But their sibling bond is put to the test as they become adults. The hidden secrets of the past are painfully unearthed as their lives are intertwined by a tragic destiny.