Watch The Catherine Cookson Anthology: The Cinder Path
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Based on the Catherine Cookson novel of the same name, The Cinder Path sees the MacFell family torn apart by the brutal rule of the father Edward who abuses his family and the workers on his large farm. Edward is murdered with his son Charlie refusing to reveal the identity of the murderer, as the head of the family Charlie is forced into an unhappy marriage with a local woman, Victoria. The arrival of the First World War sees Charlie go off to fight and a second witness to the murder return in a bid to blackmail the family.