Jude the Obscure

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Original run: 6 Feb 1971 – 13 Mar 1971

Country of origin: UK

Genre: Drama

Network: BBC one UK

Watched by: 3 of 703 843 0%

Total running time: 5 hours

Episode duration: 50 minutes


An uncompromising BBC adaptation of one of Thomas Hardy's most bitter and controversial novels. Born into rural poverty, young Jude Fawley refuses to accept his lot in life. But Victorian England is a society in which everyone has their place. As his dreams are shattered, Jude lashes out at the world and his life spirals out of control…

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