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The Heart of Thomas Hardy BBC ONE

From his modest rural roots in Dorset, Thomas Hardy grew into the most celebrated writer of his time, producing powerful, passionate and controversial works the likes of which had never been written before. In this beautiful documentary, Griff Rhys Jones reveals how this quiet, unassuming man drew on his own emotionally-charged personal life to create some of the most memorable characters and stories in English literary history.

Told with typically breathless enthusiasm
The Telegraph

1 x 60′ BBC ONE

Produced and Directed by Harry Hook

Executive Producers- Sam Organ and Jacquie Hughes

First transmitted Sunday 7th September 2008 on BBC ONE