A Faraway Back of Beyond Place is a Music programme.

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A Faraway Back of Beyond Place

A musical drama about a young musician's quest to find the truth about her family. The drama stars much loved iconic Scots actor Bill Paterson and, in her first appearance in a radio drama, the award winning folk musician Karine Polwart. As BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer Of The Year 2018, Karine Polwart is a multi-award-winning Scottish songwriter and musician, as well as a theatre maker, storyteller, spoken-word performer and published essayist. Her songs combine folk influences and myth with themes as diverse as "Donald Trump's corporate megalomania", Charles Darwin's family life and the complexities of modern parenthood. She sings traditional songs too and writes to commission for theatre, animation and thematic collaborative projects. Karine is six-times winner at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, including twice for Best Original Song. Cast: Tommy... Bill Paterson Lucy... Karine Polwart Written by Michael Chaplin. Directed by Marilyn Imrie A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4.

Genre: Music

Running Time: 30 minutes (approx)

When is A Faraway Back of Beyond Place next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 Today, 11:30am and on BBC Radio 4 Longwave Today, 11:30am. See more...