Hard Times

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Original run: 25 Oct 1977 – 15 Nov 1977

Country of origin: UK

Genre: Drama

Network: itv UK

Watched by: 4 of 676 417 0%

Total running time: 4 hours

Episode duration: 60 minutes

IMDB rating: 8.3 of 10 80

MyShows rating: 2 of 5 1


Thomas Gradgrind, a wealthy, retired merchant in the industrial city of Coketown, England, devotes his life to a philosophy of rationalism, self-interest, and fact. He raises his oldest children, Louisa and Tom, according to this philosophy and never allows them to engage in fanciful or imaginative pursuits.

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