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A Summertime is a radio play by Don Haworth. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 18 March 2004[1].


An isolated farm run by a woman. It's February 1939, and she is trying to keep the farm going whilst her husband is away in New Zealand. In the middle of a blizzard and assorted problems, a stranger arrives seeking directions. A tale of unforeseen happiness and its passing.


  • Hetty - Rachel Ibbotson
  • Jane - Julia Rounthwaite
  • Frank - Glenn Cunningham
  • Pickup - Stephen Thorne
  • Millicent Pickles - Christine Brennan

Directed by Polly Thomas

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