Hardship forces Tess Durbeyfield to seek support from her 'relatives', the D'Urbervilles.
2 -Episode 2 53 min
Tess returns home in confusion and shame after being seduced by her manipulative 'cousin'.
3 -Episode 3 53 min
Tess agrees to marry Angel, who confesses to a dishonourable event in his past.
4 -Episode 4 53 min
As Tess pleads with Angel to return, she is relentlessly pursued by Alec.
When the beautiful and innocent Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D'Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting the manipulative Alec proves to be her downfall. A very different man, Angel Clare, seems to offer her love and salvation, but Tess must choose whether to reveal her past or remain silent... Whilst unstintingly gorgeous and romantic, David Nicholls' adaptation is an intense, moving and provocative depiction of the tragically beautiful story.