Mark Healy On Writing, Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

On Writing: Mark Healy

English Touring Theatre
Directed by Kate Saxon

Writer Mark Healy adapted Far from the Madding Crowd for the English Touring Theatre's stage production. Watch him discuss working with Thomas Hardy's classic novel and how he found solutions to the challenges in reducing a 40,000 word novel into a two hour stage show.

Production duration: 20 min 3 sec

Cast & creative team


  • Kate Saxon