Thomas Hardy Short Stories

Episodes

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01Absent-mindedness In A Parish Choir2013031820170619 (BBC7)

Hardy's inimitable Wessex characters recount village tales of Longpuddle life.

Tales of the beloved author's inimitable Wessex characters

02Tony Kytes, the Arch-Deceiver2013032020170620 (BBC7)

A comic tale of a local swain who courts rather too many maids at once.

Tales of the beloved author's inimitable Wessex characters

03The History of the Hardcomes2013032020170621 (BBC7)

Recollections of Tony's wedding bring to mind the unusual circumstances of the Hardcomes.

Tales of the beloved author's inimitable Wessex characters

04Andrey Satchel and the Parson and Clerk2013032120170622 (BBC7)

The thatcher regales the travellers with Andrey's attempt to get married still in his cups

Tales of the beloved author's inimitable Wessex characters

05An Incident in the Life of Georgy Crookhill2013032220170623 (BBC7)

Anxious not to be outdone, the registrar relates a story of treachery among thieves.

Tales of the beloved author's inimitable Wessex characters