Runtime: 1h 00m
When she was 21, Mary Henchard stood up in a bar and offered to sell her husband to the highest bidder. She has spent the last twenty years trying to recover. When she was 21, Dearbhla Farfrae bought a one-way ticket to America. The night before she left, she did a good turn by an eccentric financier, and got the luckiest break of her life. Now a middle-aged millionaire, Mary Henchard thinks she has found a protegee to save her business. She has really found the woman who will ruin her life. Not The Way Forward Productions’ reimagining of Thomas Hardy’s tragic novel charts the lives of two women growing up, growing old and growing into obsessive rivalry. With a set made out of cardboard, and a soundtrack of 00s hits, step into the high-pressure world of the London financial district, and watch this classic story brought to (modern) life.