Thomas Hardy’s “A Pair of Blue Eyes”

Elfride Swancourt, a beautiful and impulsive country girl , has lived a life of seclusion and until the arrival of two strangers shatters that peace and tranquillity forever…

Throughout November, Ruba Duk Productions present Thomas Hardy’s third published novel ‘A Pair of Blue Eyes’. The play tells of the story of the love triangle that develops between the beautiful, impulsive Elfride – she of the blue eyes – and her suitors, the handsome Stephen Smith and the older, urbane Mr Knight. Torn between the two men, the play dramatises a novel which itself was closely based upon Hardy’s own love affair with Emma Gifford. This is a rare chance to witness a dramatisation of one of Hardy’s most perceptive and emotionally charged works.
The performance starts at 7.45 pm. All tickets are £5. To reserve tickets call 01704 222808 or alternatively book online at:

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  1. On 16th September 2012 at 7:55 p.m., David Sedgwick noted:

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