The Scarlet Letter

Nathaniel Hawthorne's powerful story of passion and repression in 17th-century Boston, dramatised in two episodes by Greg Snow.

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SS0119970817

Hester Prynne, with a new-born baby in her arms, stands on the scaffold as the crowd cries out for her execution.

Her sin of adultery is marked by the scarlet letter `A' that she wears on her dress, but who should take the place by her side?

  • additional cast - Deborah Findlay, caroline graham and Michael Maloney.

    director tracey neale

  • SS02 LAST19970824

    Arthur Dimmesdale is striving to bury a secret deep in his heart, but there is someone who has already discovered it.