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A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy
Dramatized by Jane Beaton
Directed by Cherry Cookson
Pianist - Stuart Hutchison
BBC Radio 4 Serial
3 x 60mins episodes

  • Episode 1 17.01.1982
  • Episode 2 24.01.1982
  • Episode 3 31.01.1982

Plot

A three part dramatisation of Thomas Hardy's novel of 1873.

  • Episode 1 - Cornish parson's daughter Elfride becomes the object of affection for two very different men.
  • Episode 2 - After failing to marry Stephen, Elfride meets and falls in love with his mentor Henry.
  • Episode 3 - After seeing Stephen at the church, Elfride procrastinates over telling Henry of her past.

Cast

  • Elfride.......................Janet Maw
  • Stephen.......................Michael Maloney
  • Parson Swancourt..............Nigel Stock
  • John Smith....................Alan Dudley
  • Mrs. Smith....................Katherine Parr
  • Martin/Driver.................Sean Arnold
  • Postman/Guard.................Michael Tudor Barnes
  • Holly.........................Patience Tomlinson
  • Kate..........................Jill Liveston
  • Henry Knight..................Jeremy Irons
  • Mrs. Swancourt................Vivian Pickles
  • Mrs. Jethway..................Anna Wing
  • Lord Luxellian................Christopher Scott
  • Unity.........................Sheila Grant
  • Blacksmith....................George Parsons
  • Jack..........................John Livesey
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