The Swan Theatre Company presents

Tess of the D'Urbervilles
By Thomas Hardy, adapted by Michael Fry
Directed by Mark Payne

Fri 11th to Sat 19th November (excl. Sun13th) @ 7.45pm, curtain down 10:35pm.

All the tragic majesty of Thomas Hardy's most celebrated novel is captured in this enchanting and exciting adaptation. Tess's story - an exploration of love and tragedy, an angry and powerful rebuke to the morality and hypocrisy of Victorian England - is a familiar one, regarded as a classic of English literature. For those who don't know the story, this adaptation will be a thrilling theatrical experience; and for those who do, it's an enlightening and fascinating re-evaluation of the text.

Join us to witness a re-creation of Dorset landscapes, threshing machines, pony and trap, and a herd of cows, to say nothing of the drama of a young woman setting out to find her way in the world... [Special thanks to Perry's for loan of Museum pieces.] Click to download Flyer

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'Craft cider makers, visitors attraction, farm shop & tea room.

 

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