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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Synopsis A BBC TV mini-series, an adaptation of the Thomas Hardy novel of 1891.Violated by one man, forsaken by another, Tess Durbeyfield is the magnificent and spirited heroine of Thomas Hardy's immortal work. When Tess's drunken father discovers their family can trace their ancestry back to Norman nobility, Tess' unhappy fate is set in motion as a train of events is unleashed.

Hans' Role Alec D'Urberville

Starring Gemma Arterton, Eddie Redmayne

Written Novel by Thomas Hardy; screenplay by David Nicholls

Directed David Blair

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Gemma Of The Adaptations -Press and Journal, September 14, 2008
Tess of the D’Urbervilles: The rock 'n' roll version of a Thomas Hardy masterpiece-The Telegraph, September 13, 2008
That's What I Call A Costume Drama- Mail Online, September 13, 2008
Novel Look at Hardy Old Classic-Daily Record, September 13, 2008
Tess Of The D’Urbervilles: a compulsive vision of hope-Socialist Worker Online, September 9, 2008
Beauty and the Beasts -Belfast Telegraph, September 4, 2008
Tudors Star Hans Matheson Looks Back for His Future Roles- Sunday Mail, August 24, 2008
Wessex Appeal-The Telegraph, August 23, 2008
Vibrant Young Cast for Adaptation - BBC Press Office, March, 2008
New Bond girl Arterton set to play the BBC's Tess -In The News, March 08
Vibrant Young Cast for Adaptation- BBC Press Office, March, 2008