Midnight Is A Place (1977)
This 13-part British TV miniseries adapted from Joan Aiken's novel focuses on the lives of two orphaned children in England during the Industrial Revolution. After their cantankerous uncle dies in a house fire that he himself set to escape debt, Lucas (Simon Gipps-Kent) and Anne Marie (Maxine Gordon) must learn to survive on the streets of London while vying for control of the uncle's rug factory. William Squire co-stars. 6 1/2 hrs. total on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.