The Mayor Of Casterbridge

Episodes

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01Burying The Past2008051820190626 (BBC7)
20190627 (BBC7)

Thomas Hardy's tragic story of a man who spends his life trying to atone for the terrible action that led to the loss of his wife and child. But his past refuses to be buried no matter how hard he tries to conceal it.

Dramatised in three parts by Helen Edmundson

MICHAEL HENCHARD....John Lynch
ELIZABETH-JANE....Ruth Wilson
DONALD FARFRAE....Paul Higgins
FURMITY WOMAN....Maggie Steed
SUSAN HENCHARD....Olwen May
ABEL WHITTLE....Burn Gorman
JOPP....Conrad Nelson
NEWSON....Jonathan Keeble
SOLOMON LONGWAYS....Russell Dixon
CHRISTOPHER CONEY....David Fielder
MOTHER CUXSOM....Sue Ryding
MARTHA....Vashti Maclachlan

Director: Nadia Molinari

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2008.

A man spends his life trying to atone his terrible past.

Adaptations of works which have achieved classic status

02Revelations2008052520190627 (BBC7)
20190628 (BBC7)

Henchard attempts to hold his life together despite painful revelations and the unexpected arrival of someone from his past.

Thomas Hardy's tragic story of a man who spends his life trying to atone for the terrible action that led to the loss of his wife and child.

Dramatised in three parts by Helen Edmundson.

MICHAEL HENCHARD....John Lynch
ELIZABETH-JANE....Ruth Wilson
DONALD FARFRAE....Paul Higgins
LUCETTA....Emma Fielding
FURMITY WOMAN....Maggie Steed
SUSAN HENCHARD....Olwen May
ABEL WHITTLE....Burn Gorman
JOPP....Conrad Nelson
SOLOMON LONGWAYS....Russell Dixon
MOTHER CUXSOM....Sue Ryding
PHOEBE....Lorna Lewis

Directed by Nadia Molinari

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2008.

Henchard attempts to hold his life together.

Adaptations of works which have achieved classic status

03The Stranger2008060120190628 (BBC7)
20190629 (BBC7)

Henchard sets about rebuilding his life but the appearance of a stranger in Casterbridge threatens to unravel everything.

Conclusion of Thomas Hardy's tragic story of a man who spends his life trying to atone for the terrible action that led to the loss of his wife and child.

Dramatised in three parts by Helen Edmundson.

MICHAEL HENCHARD....John Lynch
ELIZABETH-JANE....Ruth Wilson
DONALD FARFRAE....Paul Higgins
LUCETTA....Emma Fielding
FURMITY WOMAN....Maggie Steed
ABEL WHITTLE....Burn Gorman
JOPP....Conrad Nelson
NEWSON....Jonathan Keeble
SOLOMON LONGWAYS....Russell Dixon
CHRISTOPHER CONEY....David Fielder
MOTHER CUXSOM....Sue Ryding
MARTHA....Vashti Maclachlan
PHOEBE....Lorna Lewis

Directed by Nadia Molinari

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2008.

Henchard sets about rebuilding his life.

Adaptations of works which have achieved classic status