The Field



by JOHN B. KEANE with Niall Toibin

' I watched this field for 40 years and my father before me. This is a sweet little field this.... an independent little field that wants eatin'.'

Adapted and produced by DAVID A. TURNER


Unknown: John B. Keane

Unknown: Niall Toibin

Produced By: David A. Turner

Leamy: Brian Cullen

The Bird O'Donnell: Louis Rolston

Mick Flanagan: Maurice O'Callaghan

Maggie Butler: Irene Bingham

Maimie: Catherine Gibson

'The Bull' McCabe: Niall Tóibin

Tadhg: Patrick Brannigan

The Sergeant: Michael Duffy

William Dee: Sam McCready

'Dandy' McCabe: William Hunter

Mrs McCabe: Sheila McGibbon

Father Murphy: J. J Murphy

The Bishop: John McBride

202C01The Field Since When?20020702

Jeremy Cherfas with the stories of four different fields.

1: `The Field Since When?'.

Dorset farmer Martin Green has assembled a remarkable collection of relics from his fields.

202C02Who Owns The Field?20020709

Jeremy Cherfas with the stories of four fields and their adjacent countryside.

2: `Who Owns the Field?' Wolvergate Common, near Oxford, is - unusually - a field without an owner.

202C03The Scientific Field20020716

In Lothian, new technology has increased crop yields while the workforce and the price of grain decline.

202C04 LASTThe Field In The City20020723

Jeremy Cherfas with the stories of four different fields.

4: `The Field in the City'.

In Nottingham, an unlikely alliance is battling to rejuvenate an allotment site.