Welcome to “Coal Valley: When Calls the Heart”! Based on Janette Oke’s beloved book series, this heartwarming show chronicles the journey of Elizabeth Thornton, a resilient young schoolteacher and single mother. Set against the beautiful backdrop of the Canadian West, Elizabeth faces the unthinkable when her husband tragically loses his life on duty.
In the face of adversity, Elizabeth must summon the strength to forge ahead, supported by the tight-knit community of Coal Valley, a small town in Hope Valley. As she adapts to the ever-evolving world around her, Elizabeth finds solace in the unwavering support of her friends and neighbors.
Joining Elizabeth on her captivating journey are Rosemary Coulter, her vivacious best friend who embodies the spirit of both Broadway glamour and frontier resilience, and her devoted husband, Leland Coulter, a respected businessman with unwavering integrity. Meanwhile, Judge Bill Avery tirelessly defends the town, ensuring justice prevails and solidifying his position as the ultimate authority in Coal Valley.
Adding intrigue to Elizabeth’s life are two newcomers to the community: Mountie Nathan Grant and suave saloon owner Lucas Bouchard. Both men vie for Elizabeth’s affection, intensifying the pressure on her as she balances her suitors, her writing aspirations, and the responsibility of raising her son. All the while, Elizabeth remains committed to her calling as an educator, guiding the children of Coal Valley through their own trials and triumphs.
Prepare to be captivated by the resilient spirit of Coal Valley, as Elizabeth Thornton navigates the challenges of love, loss, and personal growth in this enchanting tale.
Erin Krakow as Elizabeth Thornton, Pascale Hutton as Rosemary Coulter, Kavan Smith as Leland Coulter, Jack Wagner as Bill Avery and Kevin McGarry as Nathan Grant.