Jude The Obscure

Another classic from Thomas Hardy.

Young Jude is saddened when his school master leaves, and he vows that one day he will follow his mentor to academia - the gleaming spires of Christminster.

Starring Michael Pennington, Mark Straker, June Barrie, Constance Chapman, Hazel Ellerby, John Normington, Elva Matkins, Stars Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie., and Jesse Lawrence.

Dramatised in 6 parts by Elizabeth North, it was directed in 1985 by Brian Miller.

Dramatisation of Thomas Hardy's novel, starring Constance Chapman and Michael Pennington.

Episodes

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20050218 (BBC7)Jude discovers the hard way that Christminster may not be the beacon of hope he thought it was... Episode 2 of 6
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Jude's feelings for Sue are starting to get the better of him. Episode 3 of 6.

Jude's feelings for Sue are starting to get the better of him. Episode 3 of 6.

In a dramatisation of Thomas Hardy's novel, Jude's feelings for Sue are starting to get the better of him. Episode 3 of 6.

In a dramatisation of Thomas Hardy's novel, Jude's feelings for Sue are starting to get the better of him. Episode 3 of 6.

Jude's feelings for Sue are starting to get the better of him. Episode 3 of 6.

Jude's feelings for Sue are starting to get the better of him. Episode 3 of 6.

Jude's feelings for Sue are starting to get the better of him. Episode 3 of 6.

Jude's feelings for Sue are starting to get the better of him. Episode 3 of 6.

Jude's feelings for Sue are starting to get the better of him. Episode 3 of 6

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Jude continues his inevitable decline into alcoholism. Episode 6 of 6.

Jude continues his inevitable decline into alcoholism. Episode 6 of 6.

In the dramatisation of Thomas Hardy's novel, Jude continues his decline into alcoholism. Episode 6 of 6.

In the dramatisation of Thomas Hardy's novel, Jude continues his decline into alcoholism. Episode 6 of 6.

Jude continues his inevitable decline into alcoholism. Starring Michael Pennington. Episode 6 of 6.

Jude continues his inevitable decline into alcoholism. Starring Michael Pennington. Episode 6 of 6.

Jude continues his inevitable decline into alcoholism. Starring Michael Pennington. Episode 6 of 6.

Jude continues his inevitable decline into alcoholism. Episode 6 of 6.

Jude continues his inevitable decline into alcoholism. Episode 6 of 6.

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Jude and Sue finally acknowledge their feelings for one another. Episode 4 of 6.

In the novel by Thomas Hardy, Jude and Sue finally acknowledge their feelings for one another. Episode 4 of 6.

Jude and Sue finally acknowledge their feelings for one another. Starring Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie. Episode 4 of 6.

We Wronged No Man20050222 (BBC7)
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Sue and Jude try to raise their boy, despite Arabella's attentions. Starring Michael Pennington. Episode 5 of 6.

Sue and Jude try to raise their boy, despite Arabella's attentions. Episode 5 of 6.

Sue and Jude try to raise their boy, despite Abbey's attentions. Starring Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie. Episode 5 of 6

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Jude the stonemason aspires to the spires of Christminster.

Jude the stonemason aspires to the spires of Christminster. Starring Constance Chapman and Michael Pennington.

Jude the stonemason aspires to the spires of Christminster.

Dramatisation of Thomas Hardy's novel, starring Constance Chapman and Michael Pennington."Jude the stonemason aspires to the spires of Christminster.

Starring Constance Chapman and Michael Pennington."

Jude the stonemason aspires to the spires of Christminster. Starring Constance Chapman and Michael Pennington. Episode 1 of 6.

Jude the stonemason aspires to the spires of Christminster. With Constance Chapman and Michael Pennington. Episode 1 of 6

02So Near, So Far1986020220101102 (BBC7)
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Yearning for a scholarship, stonemason Jude Fawley moves to Christminster.

Yearning for a scholarship, stonemason Jude Fawley moves to Christminster - and meets his cousin Sue. Stars Michael Pennington.

Yearning for a scholarship, stonemason Jude Fawley moves to Christminster.

Yearning for a scholarship, stonemason Jude Fawley moves to Christminster.

Yearning for a scholarship, stonemason Jude Fawley moves to Christminster and meets his cousin Sue. Stars Michael Pennington.

Yearning for a scholarship, stonemason Jude Fawley moves to Christminster - and meets his cousin Sue.

Stars Michael Pennington.

Jude discovers the hard way that Christminster may not be the beacon of hope he thought it was.

Yearning for a scholarship, stonemason Jude Fawley moves to Christminster.

Yearning for a scholarship, stonemason Jude Fawley moves to Christminster - and meets his cousin Sue. Stars Michael Pennington.

Yearning for a scholarship, stonemason Jude Fawley moves to Christminster - and meets his cousin Sue.

Stars Michael Pennington.

Jude discovers the hard way that Christminster may not be the beacon of hope he thought it was.

Yearning for a scholarship, stonemason Jude Fawley moves to Christminster.

Yearning for a scholarship, stonemason Jude Fawley moves to Christminster and meets his cousin Sue. Stars Michael Pennington.

Yearning for a scholarship, stonemason Jude Fawley moves to Christminster - and meets his cousin Sue.

Stars Michael Pennington.

Jude discovers the hard way that Christminster may not be the beacon of hope he thought it was.

Yearning for a scholarship, stonemason Jude Fawley moves to Christminster.

Yearning for a scholarship, stonemason Jude Fawley moves to Christminster - and meets his cousin Sue. Stars Michael Pennington.

Yearning for a scholarship, stonemason Jude Fawley moves to Christminster - and meets his cousin Sue.

Stars Michael Pennington.

Jude discovers the hard way that Christminster may not be the beacon of hope he thought it was.

Jude discovers the hard way that Christminster may not be the beacon of hope he thought it was. Episode 2 of 6.

Jude discovers the hard way that Christminster may not be the beacon of hope he thought it was. Episode 2 of 6.

A dramatisation of the novel by Thomas Hardy. Will Christminster be a beacon of hope for Jude? Starring Michael Pennington. Episode 2 of 6.

A dramatisation of the novel by Thomas Hardy. Will Christminster be a beacon of hope for Jude? Starring Michael Pennington. Episode 2 of 6.

Jude discovers the hard way that Christminster may not be the beacon of hope he thought it was... Episode of 2 of 6.

Jude discovers the hard way that Christminster may not be the beacon of hope he thought it was...

Jude discovers the hard way that Christminster may not be the beacon of hope he thought it was. Episode 2 of 6.

Jude discovers the hard way that Christminster may not be the beacon of hope he thought it was. Episode 2 of 6.

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Jude's feelings for Sue are starting to get the better of him.

Jude's deepening relationship with his cousin Sue threatens her teaching career. Stars Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie.

Jude's feelings for Sue are starting to get the better of him.

Jude's feelings for Sue are starting to get the better of him.

Jude's deepening relationship with his cousin Sue threatens her teaching career. Stars Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie.

Jude's deepening relationship with his cousin Sue threatens her teaching career.

Jude's deepening relationship with his cousin Sue threatens her teaching career.

Jude's deepening relationship with his cousin Sue threatens her teaching career. Stars Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie.

Jude's deepening relationship with his cousin Sue threatens her teaching career. Stars Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie.

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Confused Jude Fawley meets his newly married cousin Sue - and a plan is hatched.

Confused Jude Fawley meets his newly married cousin Sue - and a plan is hatched. Stars Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie.

Confused Jude Fawley meets his newly married cousin Sue, and a plan is hatched.

Confused Jude Fawley meets his newly married cousin Sue, and a plan is hatched. Stars Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie.

Jude and Sue finally acknowledge their feelings for one another.

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Jude attempts to open a new chapter in his life, but Arabella poses a threat.

Jude attempts to open a new chapter in his life, but Arabella poses a threat. Stars Michael Pennington and June Barrie.

Sue and Jude try to raise their boy, despite Arabella's attentions.

Jude attempts to open a new chapter in his life, but Arabella poses a threat. Stars Michael Pennington and June Barrie.

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As events devastate Sue, Jude Fawley's life continues to unravel.

As events devastate Sue, Jude Fawley's life continues to unravel. Stars Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie.

As events devastate Sue, Jude Fawley's life continues to unravel.

As events devastate Sue, Jude Fawley's life continues to unravel.

Stars Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie.

Jude continues his inevitable decline into alcoholism.

As events devastate Sue, Jude Fawley's life continues to unravel.

Stars Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie.

Jude continues his inevitable decline into alcoholism.

As events devastate Sue, Jude Fawley's life continues to unravel. Stars Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie.

As events devastate Sue, Jude Fawley's life continues to unravel.

Stars Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie.

Jude continues his inevitable decline into alcoholism.

As events devastate Sue, Jude Fawley's life continues to unravel.

Stars Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie.

Jude continues his inevitable decline into alcoholism.

As events devastate Sue, Jude Fawley's life continues to unravel. Stars Michael Pennington and Elizabeth Garvie.