Thomas Hardy Short Stories

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Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01Absent-mindedness In A Parish Choir20130318 (BBC7)
20130319 (BBC7)

Hardy's inimitable Wessex characters recount village tales of Longpuddle life.

Made for 4 Extra. As a stranger returns, Hardy's inimitable Wessex characters recount village tales of Longpuddle life. Read by Richard Mitchley

02Tony Kytes, The Arch-deceiver20130319 (BBC7)
20130320 (BBC7)

A comic tale of a local swain who courts rather too many maids at once.

A comic tale of a local swain who courts rather too many maids at once. Read by Richard Mitchley

03The History Of The Hardcomes20130320 (BBC7)
20130321 (BBC7)

Recollections of Tony Kytes' wedding bring to mind the unusual circumstances of the Hardcomes. Read by Richard Mitchley.

Recollections of Tony's wedding bring to mind the unusual circumstances of the Hardcomes.

04Andrey Satchel And The Parson And Clerk20130321 (BBC7)
20130322 (BBC7)

The thatcher regales the travellers with Andrey's attempt to get married still in his cups

The master thatcher regales the travellers with Andrey's attempt to get married while still in his cups. Read by Richard Mitchley.

05 LASTAn Incident In The Life Of Georgy Crookhill20130322 (BBC7)
20130323 (BBC7)

Anxious not to be outdone, the registrar relates a story of treachery among thieves.

Anxious not to be outdone, the registrar relates a story of treachery among thieves. Read by Richard Mitchley.