Written by Henry Fielding with Annette Crosbie, Anton Lesser as Tom and Martin Jarvis as the author.

The bawdy adventures of young Tom continue.

Fielding paints an incomparably vivid picture of ENGLAND in the mid-18th century.

  • Stephen Wyatt's adaptation of Henry Fielding's classic comic adventure.


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    01 2007052020070526The wealthy Squire Allworthy steps into bed and finds an infant wrapped between his sheets.
    Henry Fielding....Simon Russell Beale
    Tom Jones....Michael Legge
    Bifil....Adrian Scarborough
    Squire Western....Trevor Peacock
    Miss Western....Margaret Tyzack
    Squire Allworthy....James Laurenson
    Black George....Sam Dale
    Sophia....Clare Corbett
    Jenny Jones....Rachel Bavidge
    Partridge....Charles Barnecut
    Mrs Seagrim....Liza Sadovy
    Honour....Jasmine Callan
    Directed by Claire Grove 
    02 2007052720070602
    RepeatedSat9.00pm
    Tom is banished from the home in which he has spent his entire life and the girl who loves him is shut up in her room by her angry father.
    Henry Fielding....Simon Russell Beale
    Tom Jones....Michael Legge
    Squire Western....Trevor Peacock
    Miss Western....Margaret Tyzack
    Northerton....Sam Dale
    Sophia....Clare Corbett
    Jenny Jones....Rachel Bavidge
    Partridge....Charles Barnecut
    Harriet....Liza Sadovy
    Honour....Jasmine Callan
    Directed by Claire Grove.
    03 LAST 2007060320070609Tom follows his true love Sophia to London and receives an invitation to a masked ball.
    Henry Fielding....Simon Russell Beale
    Tom Jones....Michael Legge
    Squire Western....Trevor Peacock
    Miss Western....Margaret Tyzack
    Mr Allworthy....James Laurenson
    Lord Fellamar....Adrian Scarborough
    Fitzpatrick....Sam Dale
    Sophia....Clare Corbett
    Jenny Jones....Rachel Bavidge
    Partridge....Charles Barnecut
    Harriet....Liza Sadovy
    Lady Bellaston....Christine Kavanagh
    Directed by Claire Grove 
    01Gentleman, Foundling And Bastard1981120620040203 (BBC7)
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    Tom Jones discovers himself to be illegitimate and is adopted by Squire Allworthy.
    Henry Fielding's comedy starring Anton Lesser.
    Tom is adopted by Squire Allworthy, who finds him in his chamber.
    Henry Fielding's comedy.
    02A Touch Of The Seagrims1981121320040210 (BBC7)
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    Will Tom win the one true love of his heart?
    03Cold Buttock And Carrots1981122020040217 (BBC7)
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    Tom's offer of cold buttock proves too much to resist for one lady.
    04Masques And Milestones1981122720040224 (BBC7)
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    Tom and Partridge encounter generous gypsies and hopeless highwaymen.
    Partridge proves a troublesome travelling companion for Tom, but an encounter with gypsies provides an opportunity for freedom.
    05A Right Honourable Rape1982010320040302 (BBC7)
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    Lady Bellaston's hold over Tom is broken - but will she let him go so easily? Or will she foster revenge?
    Will Lady Belliston outweigh Sophia in Tom's affections?
    06 LASTThe Happy Bitches1982011020040309 (BBC7)
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    Will Tom and Sophia be united at last?

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