A Respectable Trade

A Respectable Trade (1998)

  • Genre: Drama
  • First Air Date: 1998-04-19
  • Last Air Date: 1998-05-10
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 4
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 60 min.
  • Production Company: Nine Network Australia
  • Networks: BBC One
  • Director: Suri Krishnamma
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A four-part drama, set against the background of the English slave trade and adapted by Philippa Gregory from her novel.

  • Keywords: based on novel or book, slavery, miniseries, 18th century, slave trade, bristol
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    A Respectable Trade Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1998-04-19
    4 Episodes

    A Respectable Trade Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Episode 160 min
    Season 1Episode 2Episode 260 min
    Season 1Episode 3Episode 360 min
    Season 1Episode 4Episode 460 min
    • Makaela Alexander

      as Naomi
    • Sainabou Manneh

      as Ruth
    • Anton Rice

      as Luke
    • Jake Ritzema

      as Link Boy
    • Matthew Marsh

      as Stephen Waring
    • Ariyon Bakare

      as Mehuru
    • Junior Laniyan

      as Matthew
    • Ralph Brown

      as Dr. Hadley
    • Tanya Moodie

      as Rachel
    • Russell Mabey

      as Sailor
    • Warren Clarke

      as Josiah Cole
    • Simon Williams

      as Lord Scott
    • Jenny Jules

      as Elizabeth
    • Richard Briers

      as Sir Charles Fairley
    • Emma Fielding

      as Frances Scott Cole
    • Anna Massey

      as Sarah Cole
    • Hugh Quarshie

      as Caesar Peters
    • Grahame Fox

      as John Bates
    • Jenny Agutter

      as Lady Scott
    Writing Philippa Gregory Writer
    Camera Simon Maggs Director of Photography
    Costume & Make-Up Frances Tempest Costume Design
    Directing Suri Krishnamma Director
    Sound Julian Nott Music