Thomas Hardy’s relationship with the remarkable Thornycroft family in peace and war.

 From his friendship with the sculptor Hamo Thornycroft and his beautiful wife Agatha, a model for Tess of the d’Urbervilles, to his war service in London and Dorchester, his personal family tragedy, his poetry and his influence on the young Siegfried Sassoon (himself a Thornycroft). Featuring Tim Laycock, Alistair Chisholm, Andrew and Marilyn Leah.

A Portrait of Tess/Mr Hardy’s War
(In association with The Thomas Hardy Society)
Corn Exchange, 7.30pm
£13 / £11 members & concessions / £5 Live for 5

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