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Renee Asherson and Tony Britton in 'THE WOODLANDERS'


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Thomas Hardy 's novel of the Wessex countryside adapted as a radio play in ten episodes by Desmond Hawkins
8 — ' A New Hope '
Music composed and conducted by Bruce Montgomery and played bv the BBC West of England Light Orchestra
Produced by Owen Reed
Her sensational encounter in the woods with Mrs. Charmond had brought home to Grace Fitzpiers for the first time the full extent of her husband's infidelity. Mortified and depressed by her discovery, Grace withdrew from Hintock and went to pay a short visit in Shottsford. During her absence her father, Mr. Melbury, decided to take drastic measures with Edred Fitzpiers. The interview that ensued took an unexpected turn, and when Grace came home she was soon to be greeted with rumours of a severe assault on her husband.


Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Desmond Hawkins
Conducted By: Bruce Montgomery
Produced By: Owen Reed
Unknown: Edred Fitzpiers.
Grace Fitzpiers: Reneé Asherson
Mrs Melbury: Gwen Howell
Grammer Oliver: Ethel Coleridge
Suke Damson: June Barrie
Felice Charmond: Pauline Letts
Mr Melbury: Hedley Goodall
Edred Fitzpiers: Andrew Faulds
Fred Beaucock: Norman Tyrreil
Giles Winterborne: Tony Britton

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Renee Asherson and Tony Britton in 'THE WOODLANDERS'

BBC Home Service Basic, 2 October 1955 20.30

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