Sir Timothy is the squire, the principal landowner in the area and justice of the peace. Sir Timothy and Dorcas were childhood friends and have remained close ever since. He is well loved and fair in his dealings with his tenants, and those brought before him in his role as justice of the peace. He also has a great sense of fun and loves to tease.
Ben Miles plays Sir Timothy Midwinter
Born in Winbledon and trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Ben is famous for playing the womanising Patrick Maitland in the comedy series Coupling. Other roles include the rakish Montague Dartie in the remake of The Forsyte Saga and Dr. Stapleton in The Suspicions of Mr Whicher.