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Searching for work in 1930s California, the Joads learn thousands like them have also migrated west. Stars Michelle Fairley.

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.

The Joads have travelled from Oklahoma to California in search of work, only to discover thousands like them have also been on the move. Following a violent altercation with some locals, they head back on the road with their dream of a promised land temporarily in tatters.

Director: Kirsty Williams.

58 minutes


Role Contributor
Tom Robert Sheehan
Ma Michelle Fairley
Preacher Casy Zubin Varla
Timothy Gavin Mitchell
Pa Steven McNicoll
Al Finn den Hertog
Rosasharn Melody Grove
Ruthie Nicola Jo Cully
Watchman Jimmy Chisholm
Mr Thomas Jimmy Chisholm
Jeff Laurie Brown
Store Clerk Laurie Brown
Willie Nick Underwood
Director Kirsty Williams
Producer Kirsty Williams
Writer Donna Franceschild


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