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Wessex Tales

on BBC Two England

The Withered Arm by THOMAS HARDY
Dramatised by RHYS ADRIAN starring
When Farmer Lodge brings home Gertrude, his new bride, a mysterious enemy awaits to blight their happiness.
In terms of performance and production it would be difficult to fault.
(DAILY EXPRESS)
A splendid start to o series which promises some compulsive viewing.
(DAILY TELEGRAPH)
Music composed and conducted by JOSEPH HOROVITZ
Producer IRENE SHUBIK
Director DESMOND DAVIS

Contributors

Unknown:
Thomas Hardy
Dramatised By:
Rhys Adrian
Conducted By:
Joseph Horovitz
Producer:
Irene Shubik
Director:
Desmond Davis
Rhoda:
Billie Whitelaw
Gertrude:
Yvonne Antrobus
Farmer John Lodge:
Edward Hardwicke
Jamie:
William Relton
Dairyman:
John Welsh
Conjuror Trendle:
Esmond Knight
Hangman:
Paul Hardwick
Housekeeper, Sarah:
Virginia Snyder
Meg, milkmaid:
Merelina Kendall
Beth, milkmaid:
Valerie Holliman
Doctor:
Hugh Morton

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