Spellbinding music. Dazzling storytelling. Another YMT instant classic. Free-spirited country girl Tess Durbeyfield knows nothing of the world outside her own village. When she is caught between her manipulative cousin Alec and the handsome Angel Clare, a dark love story unfolds leading to seduction, abandonment, and murder. Tragedy is unavoidable as Tess find she is powerless to change her fate. Gerry Flanagan directs a comic and heart-rending adaptation of Tess of the d'Urbervilles that deftly combines compelling songs with vibrant storytelling and physical comedy to amazing effect. With music by Pippa Cleary (The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole ). This compelling new musical adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic tale is brought to you by YMT who have a reputation for creating new musical works of the highest quality. Past credits include Olivier Award-nominated Loserville.