Catherine Cookson's A Dinner of Herbs

Catherine Cookson's A Dinner of Herbs (2000)

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.

Score: 6/10 from 2 votes
First Air Date: 2000-11-24
Last Air Date: 2000-12-29
Total Seasons: 1
Total Episodes: 6
Status: Ended
Network: ITV

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Season 1
First air date: 2000-11-24


Tom Goodman-Hill
as Hal Roystan
Jonathan Kerrigan
as Roddy Greenbank
Billie Whitelaw
as Kate Makepeace
Kate Magowan
as Martha Bannaman
Michael Jayston
as Justice Craig
Ivan Kaye
as dan bannaman
Joseph May
as Ben Hamilton
Donna Air
as Maggie Roystan
John Castle
as Alfred Cottle
Sebastian Dunn
as Charles Bentley
Bill Fellows
as Peter Greenbank
David Threlfall
as Hal Royce (older)


Directing Alan Grint Director
Writing Christopher Green Writer
Writing Ray Marshall Writer
Writing Catherine Cookson Novel