The Mayor of Casterbridge: Season 1, Episode 7

Episode #1.7 (15 Oct. 1978)

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Newson unexpectedly returns to Casterbridge and Michael promptly decides to leave the town. Newson and Elizabeth-Jane are reunited and then she and Donald get married. Elizabeth-Jane is angry when Michael appears at the wedding.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Janet Maw ...
Jack Galloway ...
Richard Owens ...
Alan Rowe ...
Mr. Joyce
Peter Bourke ...
Alan Collins ...
Alec Bregonzi ...


It's been a year since Lucetta has died and Donald is still grieving. However, he helps Michael set up a shop and he shares the attached house with Elizabeth-Janes. Michael's conscience still worries him as he broods about his deception of Newson. When Newson suddenly reappears Michael decides to leave Casterbridge. Newson and Elizabeth-Jane are reunited, and then Elizabeth-Jane and Donald get married. Michael returns on their wedding day but Elizabeth-Jane is not in a forgiving mood. However, she changes her mind and goes looking for him, but she is too late. Written by jem

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The caged bird Michael brings as a peace offering to Elizabeth-Jane is a European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis), a small songbird of the finch family commonly found throughout Europe. See more »

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