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Adapted from the novel by J.L. Carr, A Month in the Country is a radio play by Dave Sheasby, his last before his death. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 20 November 2010, as an installment of the Saturday Play. The duration was 60 minutes[1].


WW1 survivor Tom Birkin spends a summer uncovering a medieval mural in the Yorkshire village of Oxgodby. Here he discovers treasures, riches he thought the war had blown away for ever.


  • Birkin - Rupert Evans
  • Alice - Hattie Morahan
  • Keach - Stephen Critchlow
  • Moon - Blake Ritson
  • Kathy - Leah Brotherhead
  • Station Master - Tony Bell

Directed by David Hunter

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