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The Mayor of Casterbridge

Alan Bates stars in this powerful BBC production of Thomas Hardy's tragic tale, dramatised by Dennis Potter. Set in the 1840s, this is the vivid and remarkable story of a hero whose past rises to destroy him. Rich and compulsive viewing.

Year: 1978
Genre: TV Drama, Based on..., Television Shows, Dennis Potter
Country: UK
Director: David Giles
Starring: Alan Bates, Anna Massey, Anne Stallybrass
Duration: 359 Minutes
Rating: G
8.4/10
Location in store: Drama (TV)

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