A television adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s novel which tells the story of the doomed Jude Fawley, a bright but poor stonemason. Trapped into marriage with Bella he is unable to realise his ambitions of education at Christminster. When Bella leaves him for Australia he meets his cousin Sue with whom he begins a long and tortuous relationship with tragic consequences, seeming to realise his aunt’s belief that marriage and the Fawley’s are not a possible combination. Stars Robert Powell, Alex Marshall and Fiona Walker.
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