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Springhill (TV series)

Springhill
Genre Drama/Soap opera
Created by Paul Abbott
Frank Cottrell Boyce
Starring Gilly Coman
Katharine Rogers
Christine Tremarco
Sharon Byatt
Judy Holt
Crissy Rock
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 2
No. of episodes 52
Production
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Granada Television
Release
Original channel Channel 4
Sky One
Original release 1996 – 1997

Springhill was a British soap opera/drama, produced by Granada and broadcast in 1996/1997 on the Sky One satellite channel, and later on Channel 4. It consisted of 2 series, each containing 26 episodes. Set in Liverpool, Springhill based its main theme on the battle between good and evil, entwined around a complex family drama. Issues covered included adoption revelation, genetic sexual attraction, bigamy, homosexuality, infertility, surrogacy and murder. Aside from this there was a supernatural aspect, which included elements of religion, Angels, apparitions, witchcraft, time travel and the Second Coming of Christ.

Cast

  • Gilly Coman as Liz Freeman
  • Jonathan Barlow as Jack Freeman
  • Katharine Rogers as Eva Morrigan
  • Scot Williams as Nick Freeman (season 1 only)
  • Sharon Byatt as Sue Freeman
  • Christine Tremarco as Trish Freeman
  • Kevin Knapman as Anthony Freeman
  • Paul Culshaw as John Paul Freeman
  • Bill Speed as Fr Peter McGinley
  • Claire Robinson as Debbie Nixon
  • Emma Lucy Vaudrey as Greta Mullaney

DVD releases

Springhill was released on Region 1 DVD on 18 June 2013.

External links

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