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Set in the winter of 1924/1925 and based on true events, A Pure Woman tells the story of 84 year-old Thomas Hardy, his second wife Florence and the young Dorset woman who played Tess of the D'Urbervilles in the 1924 Hardy Players production. Poignant and elegiac, this love triangle touches on issues of ageing, marriage, the lingering influence of a former partner on a relationship and the regrets of women who have sacrificed their own ambitions for those of their husbands. Its fateful, Hardyesque themes will appeal to audiences of all ages.

World Premiere

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