A dramatic adaptation by David Foulger

The Hand of Ethelberta

An adaptation by David Foulger

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Playwright David Foulger

In 2019 Thomas Hardy enthusiast David Foulger completed a labour of love with an original dramatic adaptation of Hardy's novel The Hand of Ethelberta. First published in 1876 this story of a butler's daughter who disguises her humble origins in order to launch a successful career as a society poet an public teller of stories is a sadly under-rated novel that has not received as much critical attention as others in Hardy's oeuvre. David Foulger's fresh new adaptation aims to change that, bringing the characters to life in a unique format.

David may be contacted at 32doonhamer@gmail.com

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