Lark Rise to Candleford

The BEST episodes of Lark Rise to Candleford

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Set in the small hamlet of Lark Rise and the wealthier neighbouring market town, Candleford, the series chronicles the daily lives of farm-workers, craftsmen and gentry at the end of the 19th Century. Lark Rise to Candleford is a love letter to a vanished corner of rural England and a heart-warming drama series teeming with wit, wisdom and romance.

Last Updated: 5/8/2022Network: BBC One
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Episode 10
star
9.33
98 votes

#1 - Episode 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/23/2008

Phil gets argumentative with Laura's family after Laura confronts him, Dorcas is thinking about leaving Candleford, and Caroline doesn't want to go through her baby's birth alone.

Directors: John Greening
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Episode 12
star
8.92
93 votes

#2 - Episode 12

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/28/2010

Lark Rise to Candleford.

Directors: Susan Tully
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Episode 1
star
8.91
96 votes

#3 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/10/2010

Emma is set to inherit a fortune, enough to move the Timmins to a big house in Candleford.

Directors: Susan Tully
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Episode 5
star
8.82
98 votes

#4 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/25/2009

Baby Annie Timmins stirs up emotions of days gone by and loves yet to be found.

Directors: Julian Holmes
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Episode 4
star
8.66
99 votes

#5 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/31/2010

When an epidemic hits Lark Rise during harvest time, help comes from an unlikely source.

Directors: Patrick Lau
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Episode 11
star
8.65
92 votes

#6 - Episode 11

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/21/2010

As Mischief Night approaches Fisher Bloom returns, intent on winning Laura back.

Directors: Patrick Lau
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Episode 8
star
8.61
95 votes

#7 - Episode 8

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/28/2010

A talented seamstress arrives in Candleford and strikes up an instant bond with Pearl.

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Episode 9
star
8.57
97 votes

#8 - Episode 9

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/22/2009

Young love brings together the feuding communities of Lark Rise and Fordlow.

Directors: David Tucker
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Episode 2
star
8.54
134 votes

#9 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/4/2009

James Dowland arrives in town, aiming to put Candleford on the map with his new hotel.

Directors: Alan Grint
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Episode 6
star
8.51
91 votes

#10 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/14/2010

Daniel starts a newspaper campaign against Peg Leg's lack of a war pension.

Directors: Susan Tully
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Episode 2
star
8.51
97 votes

#11 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/17/2010

When a Lark Rise tree starts to 'bleed', the hamlet becomes rife with talk of witchcraft.

Directors: David Tucker
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Episode 9
star
8.46
131 votes

#12 - Episode 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/9/2008

Caroline is back to prove she's a changed woman after her stint in jail, Dorcas is stumped over a piece of embroidery, and Edmund is hurt whilst poaching. Has karma come back to get him?

Directors: John Greening
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Episode 8
star
8.46
129 votes

#13 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/2/2008

Candleford plays host to a new school headmaster who brings new opportunities for the residents, but also brings their old culture back to life. Sir Timothy is not pleased though as Dorcas has taken a liking to the new guy.

Directors: Marc Jobst
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Episode 7
star
8.42
127 votes

#14 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/24/2008

Sam Braby is under the influence of alcohol and attacks his wife which makes Emma take it upon herself to help him quit. Elsewhere, the bond between Dorcas and Sir Timothy is starting to get on Lady Adelaide's nerves.

Directors: Marc Jobst
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Episode 6
star
8.41
136 votes

#15 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/1/2009

Everybody rallies around to show support for Laura's new role in the post office.

Directors: Moira Armstrong
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Episode 6
star
8.41
127 votes

#16 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/17/2008

After Robert does a charitable act taking in a family, he ends up caring for a young child. Zillah and Lady Adelaide end up wanting to become foster parents which makes life harder for Sir Timothy. Elsewhere, Thomas becomes unsettled when his devotion for Miss Ellison goes unanswered.

Directors: John Greening
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Episode 9
star
8.41
66 votes

#17 - Episode 9

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/7/2010

When the school loses its teacher, Emma discovers a talent she never knew she had.

Directors: Susan Tully
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Episode 8
star
8.41
106 votes

#18 - Episode 8

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/15/2009

The hot summer brings a surprise visitor to Candleford, but Dorcas' mind is elsewhere.

Directors: Alan Grint
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Episode 4
star
8.37
134 votes

#19 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/18/2009

The death of Miss Ellison's father unites the communities of Lark Rise and Candleford.

Directors: Maurice Phillips
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Episode 3
star
8.36
162 votes

#20 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/11/2009

Dorcas Lane sets out to defeat the dashing James Dowland in the parish council elections.

Directors: Alan Grint
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Episode 7
star
8.36
103 votes

#21 - Episode 7

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/8/2009

A clock inauguration brings much anticipation, but sadness looms for the Timmins family.

Directors: Susan Tully
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Episode 10
star
8.33
66 votes

#22 - Episode 10

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/1/2009

Patterson's wife is struck with illness, and gives him permission to seek a new wife.

Directors: Patrick Lau
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Episode 5
star
8.30
95 votes

#23 - Episode 5

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/6/2011

Daniel plans a cricket match, but has trouble putting the team together.

Directors: Susan Tully
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Episode 3
star
8.28
167 votes

#24 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/27/2008

Widow Old Amos announces that he has decided to get married again to his maid Patty. His friends are worried that she is just marrying him for his money. Robert manages to upset his family and the residents of the village when he refuses to let his children sing a song in praise of the Tories at the local church concert.

Directors: Charles Palmer
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Episode 4
star
8.24
66 votes

#25 - Episode 4

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/30/2011

The locals celebrate the arrival of the fair, while Dorcas struggles to cope with Gabriel.

Directors: Patrick Lau
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