Dir: John Schlesinger
Starring: Kate Beckinsale and Rufus Sewell
A London cousin visits a family of misfits on their country farm and changes their lives for the better
This comedy drama is an adaptation of Stella Gibbons’ 1932 book of the same name. Kate Beckinsale’s journey from London to the country by train utilised the Kent & East Sussex Railway, with Northiam station masquerading as ‘Beershorn Halt’. The locomotive at the head of the train is Manning Wardle 0-6-0ST No.14 Charwelton.