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A Pair of Blue Eyes


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by Thomas Hardy dramatised in three parts by Jane Beeson
3: Since their accidental encounter with her old love Stephen in the church, Elfride is painfully resolved to tell Henry Knight the truth about her past. Yet she cannot bring herself to do so - frightened by what she expects his reaction to be and desperate for just one more day's happiness. But her procrastination is to be her downfall....
Directed by Cherry Cookson


Henry Knight: Jeremy Irons
Elfride: Janet Maw
Stephen Smith: Michael Maloney
Parson Swancourt: Nigel Stock
Mrs Swancourt: Vivian Pickles
Unity: Sheila Grant
Lord Luxellian: Christopher Scott
Mrs Jethway: Anna Wing
Jack: John Livesey
Blacksmith: George Parsons
Author: Thomas Hardy
Adaptor: Jane Beeson
Director: Cherry Cookson

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