Mire Farm [Bruce Bedford]


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Simon Shaw's first challenge as a diplomat is to reconcile his eccentric family on their farm with the angry villagers of Butterdale in Yorkshire.

Bruce Bedford’s drama stars Paul Downing as Simon Shaw.

Simon Shaw.... Paul Downing
John Shaw.... Stephen Thorne
May Shaw.... June Barrie
Beatrice Shaw.... Jane Whittenshaw
Grandad Shaw.... Howard Goorney
Eric Flow.... Nigel Betts
Vanessa.... Julia Hills
Mrs Wentworth.... Auriol Smith
Vicar.... Christopher Good
Colonel Wince.... James Green
Taxi Man.... John Wood

Directed at BBC Bristol by Andy Jordan.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1990.

Simon Shaw attempts to reconcile his eccentric family with angry villagers.