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The Stranger

Henchard sets about rebuilding his life but the appearance of a stranger threatens to unravel everything. Starring John Lynch.

Henchard sets about rebuilding his life but the appearance of a stranger in Casterbridge threatens to unravel everything.

Conclusion of 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.

Dramatised in three parts by Helen Edmundson.

MICHAEL HENCHARD........John Lynch
ELIZABETH-JANE.................Ruth Wilson
DONALD FARFRAE................Paul Higgins
LUCETTA..........................Emma Fielding
FURMITY WOMAN.............Maggie Steed
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
PHOEBE............................Lorna Lewis

Directed by Nadia Molinari

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2008.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 29 Jun 2019 03:00

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