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

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Series cast summary:
Nick Brimble ...  Willowes 1 episode, 1973
John Hurt ...  Joshua Harlborough 1 episode, 1973
Billie Whitelaw ...  Rhoda 1 episode, 1973
Yvonne Antrobus Yvonne Antrobus ...  Gertrude 1 episode, 1973
Ben Kingsley ...  Lord Uplandtowers 1 episode, 1973
David Troughton ...  Cornelius Harlborough 1 episode, 1973
Edward Hardwicke ...  Farmer John Lodge 1 episode, 1973
Joanna McCallum ...  Barbara 1 episode, 1973
Paul Rogers ...  Mr. Harlborough 1 episode, 1973
Lynne Frederick ...  Rosa Harlborough 1 episode, 1973
William Relton William Relton ...  Jamie 1 episode, 1973
Heather Canning Heather Canning ...  Selimar 1 episode, 1973
Paul Hardwick ...  Hangman 1 episode, 1973
Leslie Sands Leslie Sands ...  Sir John Grebe 1 episode, 1973
Richard Cornish Richard Cornish ...  Drenkard 1 episode, 1973
Esmond Knight ...  Conjuror Trendle 1 episode, 1973
Edward Petherbridge ...  Squire Fellmer 1 episode, 1973
Betty Cooper Betty Cooper ...  Mrs. Fellmer 1 episode, 1973
Jean Gilpin ...  Mrs. Sarah Drenkard 1 episode, 1973
Hugh Morton Hugh Morton ...  Doctor 1 episode, 1973
John Boswall ...  Tutor 1 episode, 1973
Dan Meaden Dan Meaden ...  Countryman 1 episode, 1973
Virginia Snyders Virginia Snyders ...  Housekeeper 1 episode, 1973
Andrew McCulloch ...  Farm labourer 1 episode, 1973
Robert Rietty Robert Rietty ...  Sculptor 1 episode, 1973
John Welsh ...  Dairyman 1 episode, 1973
William Bond William Bond ...  Farm labourer 1 episode, 1973
Janet Henfrey Janet Henfrey ...  Mary 1 episode, 1973
Valerie Holliman Valerie Holliman ...  Beth 1 episode, 1973
Merelina Kendall ...  Meg 1 episode, 1973
Charles Rae Charles Rae ...  Bailiff 1 episode, 1973
John Rainer John Rainer ...  Clergyman 1 episode, 1973
Peter Bennett Peter Bennett ...  Principal 1 episode, 1973
Paul Imbusch Paul Imbusch ...  Vicar 1 episode, 1973
Peter Geddis Peter Geddis ...  Beggar 1 episode, 1973
Don Henderson ...  Tramp 1 episode, 1973
Matthew Guinness Matthew Guinness ...  Tramp 1 episode, 1973
Sheila Allen Sheila Allen ...  Lady Grebe 1 episode, 1973
Jane Asher ...  Lucy Saville 1 episode, 1973
Katy Bartlett Katy Bartlett ...  Child 1 episode, 1973
Claire Bloom ...  Ella 1 episode, 1973
George Camiller ...  Robert Trewe 1 episode, 1973
Ben Cross ...  Matthaus Tina 1 episode, 1973
Ann Curthoys Ann Curthoys ...  Emily Downe 1 episode, 1973
Amanda Davis Amanda Davis ...  Child 1 episode, 1973
Rachel Davis Rachel Davis ...  Child 1 episode, 1973
Paul Dawkins Paul Dawkins ...  Coburn 1 episode, 1973
Anthony Edwards Anthony Edwards ...  Boatman 1 episode, 1973
Colin Edwynn Colin Edwynn ...  Fisherman 1 episode, 1973
Susan Fleetwood ...  Mrs. Barnet 1 episode, 1973
Terence Frisby Terence Frisby ...  Charles Downe 1 episode, 1973
Emma Gohar Emma Gohar ...  Marchmill child 1 episode, 1973
Julian Gohar Julian Gohar ...  Marchmill child 1 episode, 1973
Naomi Gohar Naomi Gohar ...  Marchmill child 1 episode, 1973
Kenneth Haigh ...  Barnet 1 episode, 1973
Robert Hartley Robert Hartley ...  William 1 episode, 1973
Emrys James Emrys James ...  Dr. Grove 1 episode, 1973
Richard Kay Richard Kay ...  Humphrey Gould 1 episode, 1973
Barbara Kellerman ...  Nanny 1 episode, 1973
Charles Kinross Charles Kinross ...  Marchmill's friend 1 episode, 1973
Mary Larkin ...  Phyllis Grove 1 episode, 1973
Max Latimer Max Latimer ...  Marchmill's friend 1 episode, 1973
Lasairfhiona Mangan Lasairfhiona Mangan ...  Marchmill's maid 1 episode, 1973
John McKelvey John McKelvey ...  Dr. Charlson 1 episode, 1973
Maureen Pryor Maureen Pryor ...  Mrs. Hooper 1 episode, 1973
Norman Rodway ...  Marchmill 1 episode, 1973
William Simons ...  Jones 1 episode, 1973
Anne-Louise Wakefield 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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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 1973 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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