Tess in Win­ter

RA­DIO 4, 2.15PM

Yorkshire Post - YP Magazine - - Front Page -

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.

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