The Scarlet Tunic (1998)

The Scarlet Tunic


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Born in Dorsetshire, Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) fictionalized the region as Wessex in his short stories and novels. In 1973, stories from Thomas Hardy's collection Wessex Tales (1888) were adapted to television for a BBC-2 series (also titled Wessex Tales) that included a memorable contribution ("A Tragedy of Two Ambitions") scripted by acclaimed British dramatist Dennis Potter, who later adapted Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge for the BBC2 in 1978. The Scarlet Tunic is based on another story … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Mark Jenkins, Colin Clements, Stuart St. Paul
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On DVD: Sep 19, 2006



as Frances Groves

as Matthaus Singer

as Capt. Fairfax

as Edward Groves

as Humphrey Gould

as Emily Marlowe

as Emily Marlowe

as Christoph Singer

as William Parsons

as Amy Parsons
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Empire Magazine

Audience Reviews for The Scarlet Tunic


Too subdued story of star crossed lovers. Good acting but prosaic presentation.

jay nixon

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