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Episode 3

By John Steinbeck
Dramatised by Donna Franceschild

A Pulitzer Prize winning novel about economic migration and the endurance of the human spirit set against the backdrop of America's Great Depression and Dust Bowl.

Just as the Joads money and food run out, they find work on a peach farm. But Tom discovers they're breaking a strike led by their old friend Casy the Preacher. Tom and Casy are ambushed by a Deputy Sheriff and a mob of vigilantes and Casy is killed. In his fury, Tom hits back before running for his life.

The Joad family's dream of a promised land is about to end.

Director: Kirsty Williams.

58 minutes

Last on

Sat 2 Mar 2013 03:00


Role Contributor
TomRobert Sheehan
PaSteven McNicoll
AlFinn den Hertog
Mrs WainrightIrene MacDougall
GuardNick Underwood
Cotton BossNick Underwood
Store ClerkLaurie Brown
BoyLaurie Brown

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