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David Pownall - Barbara Allen

The tragic tale of Jemmy Grove's unrequited love is inspired by the folk song. Stars Keith Barron and Honeysuckle Weeks.

The mystery of love's compelling power, explored in a drama based on one of the best-loved folk songs of all time. The story of high-born Jemmy Grove's unrequited obsession with beautiful artisan girl, Barbara Allen.

Stars Keith Barron as John, Benedict Sandiford as Jemmy, Honeysuckle Weeks as Barbara Allen, Adam Godley as Silas and Natasha Pyne as Mrs Allen.

Written by David Pownall.

Director: Peter Kavanagh

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2001.

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 27 Mar 2017 21:15

Broadcasts

  • Mon 16 Feb 2009 10:15
  • Mon 16 Feb 2009 21:15
  • Tue 17 Feb 2009 02:15
  • Fri 25 Sep 2009 11:15
  • Fri 25 Sep 2009 21:15
  • Sat 26 Sep 2009 02:15
  • Thu 5 Aug 2010 11:15
  • Thu 5 Aug 2010 21:15
  • Fri 6 Aug 2010 02:15
  • Mon 19 Sep 2011 10:00
  • Mon 19 Sep 2011 15:00
  • Tue 20 Sep 2011 03:00
  • Thu 17 May 2012 11:15
  • Thu 17 May 2012 21:15
  • Fri 18 May 2012 04:15
  • Thu 7 Aug 2014 11:15
  • Fri 8 Aug 2014 04:15
  • Mon 27 Mar 2017 11:15
  • Mon 27 Mar 2017 21:15