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Burying the Past

4 Extra Debut. A man tries to atone for his terrible past, but however hard he tries to conceal it, it refuses to be buried. Stars John Lynch.

Thomas Hardy's tragic story of a man who spends his life trying to atone for the terrible action that led to the loss of his wife and child. But his past refuses to be buried no matter how hard he tries to conceal it.

Dramatised in three parts by Helen Edmundson

MICHAEL HENCHARD........John Lynch
ELIZABETH-JANE..................Ruth Wilson
DONALD FARFRAE...............Paul Higgins
FURMITY WOMAN............Maggie Steed
SUSAN HENCHARD..... .......Olwen May
ABEL WHITTLE.................Burn Gorman
JOPP................................Conrad Nelson
NEWSON..........................Jonathan Keeble
SOLOMON LONGWAYS......Russell Dixon
CHRISTOPHER CONEY.......David Fielder
MOTHER CUXSOM.............Sue Ryding
MARTHA..........................Vashti Maclachlan

Director: Nadia Molinari

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2008.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 27 Jun 2019 03:00

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