One of the most widely acclaimed drama series ever produced, these adaptations of short stories by A.E. Coppard and H.E. Bates present provocative and heartwarming tales set against the vast English countryside during the post-World War I period. Filled with acute and realistic observations of nature and character, Country Matters reveals the timeless and constant qualities of the British landscape and its inhabitants. Includes eight lavish dramas: Craven Arms, The Mill, The Sullen Sisters, The Watercress Girl, The Little Farm, The Black Dog, The Higgler and The Ring of Truth. Starring: Ian McKellan, Peter Firth, Pauline Collins, Prunella Scales.