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Catherine Cookson’s A Dinner of Herbs

Drama / 6 x 60' / Airline, DVD, Non-Theatric

A FESTIVAL Production for ITV

Roddy and Hal are just boys when both their fathers are murdered by the ruthless Dan Bannaman. Hal’s fierce hatred of Bannaman stays with him even after he marries Mary Ellen and raises adored stepdaughter Kate alongside a family of his own. Events reach an explosive conclusion with Hal’s discovery that the mysterious American visitor Kate hopes to marry is none other than Bannaman’s grandson.



Jonathan Kerrigan as RODDY GREENBANK (The Syndicate, Casualty, Heartbeat)

Tom Goodman-Hill as HAL ROYSTAN (The Imitation Game, Rebecca, The Walking Dead)

Melanie Clark Pullen as MARY ELLEN LEE (Eastenders, The Railway Children, Raw)

Ivan Kaye as DAN BANNAMAN (Vikings, Wedding Season, Eastenders)

Billie Whitelaw as KATE MAKEPEACE (The Omen, Hot Fuzz, Firm Friends)

Debra Stephenson as KATE ROYSTON (Holby City, Bad Girls, Coronation Street)