An original play based upon the courtship and marriage of Hardy and Emma

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The Darkling Heart

An Original Play by Wayne Adrian Drew

'In 1870 the novelist Thomas Hardy, who was at that time a young architect, met Emma Lavinia Gifford, and high on the Cornish cliffs they fell in love. However the 37 years of marriage that followed were troubled to say the least. Rich in comedy, high emotion, and fascinating historical detail, this new play by award winning author Wayne Adrian Drew, presents the moving story of two remarkable lives and the love & hatred that transcended even death itself.'

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