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The Farm

BBC_Radio_4.svgAdapted from her stage play, Nell Leyshon’s The Farm was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.


In a farmhouse kitchen, Rose is trying to hold things together in a changing uncertain world. Her father-in-law Edmond is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s, her husband Vic is grimly carrying on despite the slaughter of his cattle and a box of unpaid bills and Gavin, their son has just got himself a job at the local supermarket which fuels his father’s fury and resentment. The Farm is dedicated to the lost farms of Somerset.

Cast and Creatives

Rose: Rosalind March

Vic:Nick Brimble

Edmond: Robert Vahey

Gavin: William Bateman

Sue: Julie Hobbs

Directed by Susan Roberts.