The Rag Nymph is a 1997 UK television miniseries directed by David Wheatley and adapted from the popular novel by Catherine Cookson. In 19th century urban England, young orphan Millie Forester (played by Perdita Weeks) lives on the streets by herself. Her prostitute mother commited suicide and a pimp wants to recruit her for a job at a brothel. Luckily she is saved by Aggie Winkovski (Val McLane), a bag lady who makes a living by selling junk and rags. Aggie has also taken in teenaged Ben (Alec Newman), who develops a special friendship with the young adult Millie (played by Honeysuckle Weeks).
Runtime: 60 minutes
Catherine Cookson's The Rag Nymph - Festival Film & TV - Netflix
Festival Film & TV is an independent UK based production company founded in 1992 by award-winning producer Ray Marshall. The company is best known for producing The Cookson Dramas for ITV. Between 1992 and 2001, Festival produced 15 mini-series, based on books by bestselling novelist Catherine Cookson. The Cookson Dramas became one of ITV’s major brands, regularly bringing in audiences over 12 million and attracting the cream of Britain’s acting talent, including Catherine Zeta-Jones, Sean Bean, Robson Green, Ray Stevenson, Emilia Fox, Nigel Havers, Samantha Bond, Denholm Elliott, Emily Mortimer, and Bob Peck. FESTIVAL FILMS, Festival’s feature film arm is involved in the development and production of feature films.
Catherine Cookson's The Rag Nymph - Credits - Netflix
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