Ferryhill Philosophers, The [drama]

Episodes

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Moral Status And The Golden Boy20170314

By Michael Chaplin. The parents of a young boy grievously injured in a cycling accident face the terrible decision of whether to leave him on a life-support machine indefinitely - or to switch it off.

The boy's mother asks Joe to help her husband face up to the decision - and tells Joe something which changes everything.

Alun Armstrong and Deborah Findlay star as the ex-Durham miner and the University philosopher who, together, bring human compassion and philosophy to bear in facing up to some of life's hardest dilemmas.

Directed by Marilyn Imrie

A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4.

Political Obligations And The Occasional Toke20170315

By Michael Chaplin. Joe's forced to uncover his neighbours' illicit activities and confront old betrayals from the 1984 miner's strike as he clashes with a police officer and his own daughter. Hermione forces them all to find a way forward.

Alun Armstrong and Deborah Findlay star as the e- Durham miner and the University philosopher who together bring human compassion and philosophy to bear in facing up to some of life's hardest dilemmas.

Directed by Marilyn Imrie

A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4.