Tess in Winter
RADIO 4, 2.15PM
Inspired by Christopher Nicholson’s novel Winter, this drama re-imagines a period in writer Thomas Hardy’s life. It’s set in the 1920s when Hardy was married to his second wife, Florence. Intoto their quiet Dorset lives comes Gertrude Bugler, a talented amateur actress desperateerate to play the title role in a stage version of Tess of the d’Urbervilles. Hardy becomes obsessedd withih GGertrude,d jjust as he agrees to take part in the fly-on-the-wall documentary.