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A Farmer Just Beginning

Farmer Oak sees an ideal wife in Bathsheba, but she turns him down. Then she gets rich and the tables turn. Stars Alex Tregear.

Young farmer Gabriel Oak sees an ideal wife in Bathsheba Everdene, but she turns him down, believing in true romance. As she becomes rich, he is ruined, and the tables turn.

Thomas Hardy's classic tale dramatised by Graham White.

Bathsheba ...... Alex Tregear
Gabriel Oak ...... Shaun Dooley
Boldwood ...... Toby Jones
Troy ...... Patrick Kennedy
Liddy ...... Lizzy Watts
Fanny ...... Hannah John-Kamen
Maltster ...... Robert Blythe
Jan ...... Joe Sims
Joseph ...... Sam Alexander
Henery ...... Patrick Brennan
Billy ...... Don Gilet
Cain ...... Harry Livingstone
Aunt ...... Tracy Wiles
Maryann ...... Amaka Okafor

Musicians: Colin Guthrie, Chris Davies, Lauren Swift

Director: Jessica Dromgoole

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2012.

58 minutes

Last on

Tue 16 Jul 2019 03:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Bathsheba Alex Tregear
Gabriel Oak Shaun Dooley
Boldwood Toby Jones
Troy Patrick Kennedy
Liddy Lizzy Watts
Fanny Hannah John-Kamen
Maltster Robert Blythe
Jan Joe Sims
Joseph Sam Alexander
Henery Patrick Brennan
Billy Don Gilet
Cain Harry Livingstone
Aunt Tracy Wiles
Maryann Amaka Okafor
Director Jessica Dromgoole
Producer Jessica Dromgoole
Writer Graham White

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