By Elmore Leonard
Adapted by Robert Ferguson
As a tribute to Elmore Leonard, who died last month, a repeat of an adaptation of his classic Western novel.
John Russell has been raised as an Apache. Now he's on his way to live as a white man. But when the stagecoach passengers learn who he is, they want nothing to do with him. That is, until outlaws ride down on them and they must rely on Russell to lead them out of the desert.
Director: Sasha Yevtushenko
Sound Design: Colin Guthrie
Production Co-Ordinator: Selina Ream
Studio Managers: Martha Littlehailes, Graham Harper, Michael Etherden.
Radio 4's Western double-bill continues on Saturday 30 March with Shane, when a mysterious horseman rides into an isolated valley in Wyoming.