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New, three-part dramatisation of Thomas Hardy's novel about the precarious life of beautiful, poor Dorset woman Tess Durbeyfield, told from Tess's point of view.

New three-part dramatisation of Thomas Hardy's novel about beautiful, poor, young Dorset woman Tess Durbeyfield, told from Tess's point of view. In today's episode, Tess's father is convinced that the family's fortunes are about to improve.

Cast
TESS ..... Faye Marsay
ANGEL ..... Matthew Tennyson
ALEC ..... Robert Emms
ROSIE ..... Bettrys Jones
CAR D'ARCY ..... Alex Tregear
FELIX ..... Hasan Dixon
CUTHBERT ..... Chris Lew Kum Hoi
JOAN DURBEYFIELD ..... Maggie Service
JACK DURBEYFIELD ..... Roger Ringrose
ABRAHAM ..... Aaron Gelkoff
ELIZABETH/ LIZA LU ..... Ell Potter
ISAAC ..... Noah Leggott
LILY ..... Tayla Hutchinson
MRS D’URBERVILLE ..... Elizabeth Counsell
TOM ..... David Seddon
PARSON ..... Tony Turner

Author, Thomas Hardy
Dramatist, Katie Hims
Musical arrangement, Colin Guthrie
Hardy adviser, Professor Graham White
Director, Mary Peate

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57 minutes

Last on

Sun 14 Feb 2021 15:00

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  • Sun 14 Feb 2021 15:00