BBC Programme Gaskell, Elizabeth (writer)
Classic Serial - Ruth - Episode 1
Orphan Ruth Hilton, 16, is apprenticed as a dressmaker to the hard-bitten Mrs Mason.
Classic Serial - Ruth - Episode 2
Abandoned in Wales, Ruth is taken in by the preacher Benson and his reluctant sister.
Classic Serial - Ruth - Episode 3
The unexpected return of Bellingham presents real danger.