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

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1973  
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Series cast summary:
...  Willowes 1 episode, 1973
...  Joshua Harlborough 1 episode, 1973
...  Rhoda 1 episode, 1973
Yvonne Antrobus ...  Gertrude 1 episode, 1973
...  Lord Uplandtowers 1 episode, 1973
...  Cornelius Harlborough 1 episode, 1973
...  Farmer John Lodge 1 episode, 1973
Joanna McCallum ...  Barbara 1 episode, 1973
...  Mr. Harlborough 1 episode, 1973
...  Rosa Harlborough 1 episode, 1973
William Relton ...  Jamie 1 episode, 1973
Heather Canning ...  Selimar 1 episode, 1973
...  Hangman 1 episode, 1973
Leslie Sands ...  Sir John Grebe 1 episode, 1973
Richard Cornish ...  Drenkard 1 episode, 1973
...  Conjuror Trendle 1 episode, 1973
...  Squire Fellmer 1 episode, 1973
Betty Cooper ...  Mrs. Fellmer 1 episode, 1973
...  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
...  Farm Laborer 1 episode, 1973
Robert Rietty ...  Sculptor 1 episode, 1973
...  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
...  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
...  Lucy Saville 1 episode, 1973
Katy Bartlett ...  Child 1 episode, 1973
...  Ella 1 episode, 1973
...  Robert Trewe 1 episode, 1973
...  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
...  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
...  Barnet 1 episode, 1973
Robert Hartley ...  William 1 episode, 1973
Emrys James ...  Dr. Grove 1 episode, 1973
Richard Kay ...  Humphrey Gould 1 episode, 1973
...  Nanny 1 episode, 1973
Charles Kinross ...  Marchmill's friend 1 episode, 1973
...  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
...  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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