BBC drama series based on short stories written by Thomas Hardy.

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Cast

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 Willowes (1 episode, 1973)
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 Joshua Harlborough (1 episode, 1973)
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 Rhoda (1 episode, 1973)
Yvonne Antrobus ...
 Gertrude (1 episode, 1973)
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 Lord Uplandtowers (1 episode, 1973)
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 Cornelius Harlborough (1 episode, 1973)
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 Farmer John Lodge (1 episode, 1973)
Joanna McCallum ...
 Barbara (1 episode, 1973)
Paul Rogers ...
 Mr. Harlborough (1 episode, 1973)
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 Rosa Harlborough (1 episode, 1973)
William Relton ...
 Jamie (1 episode, 1973)
Heather Canning ...
 Selimar (1 episode, 1973)
Paul Hardwick ...
 Hangman (1 episode, 1973)
Leslie Sands ...
 Sir John Grebe (1 episode, 1973)
Richard Cornish ...
 Drenkard (1 episode, 1973)
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 Conjuror Trendle (1 episode, 1973)
Edward Petherbridge ...
 Squire Fellmer (1 episode, 1973)
Betty Cooper ...
 Mrs. Fellmer (1 episode, 1973)
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 Mrs. Sarah Drenkard (1 episode, 1973)
Hugh Morton ...
 Doctor (1 episode, 1973)
John Boswall ...
 Tutor (1 episode, 1973)
Dan Meaden ...
 Countryman (1 episode, 1973)
Virginia Snyders ...
 Housekeeper (1 episode, 1973)
Andrew McCulloch ...
 Farm Laborer (1 episode, 1973)
Robert Rietty ...
 Sculptor (1 episode, 1973)
John Welsh ...
 Dairyman (1 episode, 1973)
Janet Henfrey ...
 Mary (1 episode, 1973)
Valerie Holliman ...
 Beth (1 episode, 1973)
John Rainer ...
 Clergyman (1 episode, 1973)
Peter Bennett ...
 Principal (1 episode, 1973)
Merelina Kendall ...
 Meg (1 episode, 1973)
Charles Rae ...
 Bailiff (1 episode, 1973)
Paul Imbusch ...
 Vicar (1 episode, 1973)
Peter Geddis ...
 Beggar (1 episode, 1973)
Don Henderson ...
 Tramp (1 episode, 1973)
Matthew Guinness ...
 Tramp (1 episode, 1973)
Sheila Allen ...
 Lady Grebe (1 episode, 1973)
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 Lucy Saville (1 episode, 1973)
Katy Bartlett ...
 Child (1 episode, 1973)
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 Ella (1 episode, 1973)
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 Robert Trewe (1 episode, 1973)
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 Matthaus Tina (1 episode, 1973)
Ann Curthoys ...
 Emily Downe (1 episode, 1973)
Amanda Davis ...
 Child (1 episode, 1973)
Rachel Davis ...
 Child (1 episode, 1973)
Paul Dawkins ...
 Coburn (1 episode, 1973)
Anthony Edwards ...
 Boatman (1 episode, 1973)
Colin Edwynn ...
 Fisherman (1 episode, 1973)
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 Mrs. Barnet (1 episode, 1973)
Terence Frisby ...
 Charles Downe (1 episode, 1973)
Emma Gohar ...
 Marchmill child (1 episode, 1973)
Julian Gohar ...
 Marchmill child (1 episode, 1973)
Naomi Gohar ...
 Marchmill child (1 episode, 1973)
Kenneth Haigh ...
 Barnet (1 episode, 1973)
Robert Hartley ...
 William (1 episode, 1973)
Emrys James ...
 Dr. Grove (1 episode, 1973)
Richard Kay ...
 Humphrey Gould (1 episode, 1973)
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 Nanny (1 episode, 1973)
Charles Kinross ...
 Marchmill's friend (1 episode, 1973)
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 Phyllis Grove (1 episode, 1973)
Max Latimer ...
 Marchmill's friend (1 episode, 1973)
Lasairfhiona Mangan ...
 Marchmill's maid (1 episode, 1973)
John McKelvey ...
 Dr. Charlson (1 episode, 1973)
Maureen Pryor ...
 Mrs. Hooper (1 episode, 1973)
Norman Rodway ...
 Marchmill (1 episode, 1973)
William Simons ...
 Jones (1 episode, 1973)
Anne-Louise Wakefield ...
 Mrs. Hooper's maid (1 episode, 1973)
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BBC drama series based on short stories written by Thomas Hardy.

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