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Wessex Tales: The Withered Arm (S1EP1 BBC Two 7 Nov 1973)



The Withered Arm: In the early 19th century, a young married woman is stricken with a mysterious malady and searching for a cure leads her in to mysteries and tragedy.

Cast: Billie Whitelaw (Rhoda), Yvonne Antrobus (Gertrude), Edward Hardwicke (John Lodge), William Relton (Jamie), Esmond Knight (Conjuror Trendle), John Welsh (Dairyman), Paul Hardwick (Hangman), Virginia Snyder (Housekeeper), Merelina Kendall (Meg, Milkmaid), Valerie Holliman (Beth, Milkmaid), Hugh Morton (Doctor)

Writer: Rhys Adrian / Director: Desmond Davis

Original Airdate: 7 Nov 1973 on BBC Two
Series: Wessex Tales Season 1 Episode 1