Angel Clare


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Angel Clare

Angel Clare

Angel is an intelligent and kind clergyman's son. Tess first sees him at a Mayday dance but he ignores her. Choosing to follow a life in farming rather than one in the Church, he wants to work for the "honour and glory of man".

Tess meets him again at a farm where she's working as a milkmaid and they fall deeply in love.

Eddie Redmayne

Eddie's film credits include Powder Blue, in which he falls in love with Jessica Biel's character; Yellow Handkerchief, in which he shares a poignant road trip with William Hurt; The Other Boleyn Girl, with Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson; and Elizabeth: The Golden Age, with Cate Blanchett.

Read an interview with Eddie Redmayne

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