God's Country

By Lee Hall, dramatised in four parts.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970106]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970106]

By Lee Hall.

1: The Love Letters ofRagie Patel A chance meeting convinces Ragie that he might be a Hindu god.

Director Kate Rowland

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970106]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970106]

Unknown: Lee Hall.

Director: Kate Rowland

Ragie Patel KULWANT: Singh Bhatia

Jimmy Spud: Gareth Brown

Nandini: Nina Wadia

Grandfather: Rashid Karapiet

Grandmother: Jamila Massey

Paul: Ralph Ineson

Ramesh: Ravin J Ganatra

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970113]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970113]

By Lee Hall.

2: / Luv U Jimmy Spud. A play about poverty, illness, love and redemption.

Director Kate Rowland Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970113]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970113]

Unknown: Lee Hall.

Unknown: Jimmy Spud.

Director: Kate Rowland

Jimmy Spud: Gareth Brown

Mother: Charlie Hardwick

Father: Dave Wwttaker

Grandad: Joe Ging

Scout: Michael Walpert

Angel Gabrielle: Dave Whittaker

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970120]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970120]

By Lee Hall. 3: The Sorrows of Sandra Saint. Sandra and her brother Scout are still grieving for their dad. Sandra is 14, difficult, angry at the world and drives her mum mad. Scout is two years younger and believes if he buries a sock in the garden, then he might bring his father back to life. However, Sandra has other ideas in mind...

Director Kate Rowland

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970120]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970120]

Unknown: Lee Hall.

Director: Kate Rowland

Sandra: Hayley Richardson

Scout: Michael Walpert

Mother: Tracey Wilkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970127]

By Lee Hall. Final part.

Spoonface Steinburg. Spoonface

(played by Becky Simpson ) is seven years old, autistic and terminally ill with cancer. She is fascinated by opera and by the way her parents behave. With the help of the cleaner, Mrs Spud , she tries to come to terms with the meaning of life. Director Kate Rowland

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970127]

Unknown: Lee Hall.

Unknown: Spoonface Steinburg.

Played By: Becky Simpson

Unknown: Mrs Spud

Director: Kate Rowland

SNT01I Luv U, Jimmy Spud19971011

Jimmy Spud is Newcastle's only trainee angel, determined to solve cosmic mysteries and save his father from the grip of lung cancer.

A play about poverty, illness, love and redemption.

With Gareth Brown and Charlie Hardwick.

Director Kate Rowland

SNT02The Love Letters Of Ragie Patel19971018

A chance meeting with the amazing Jimmy Spud convinces Ragie Patel that he might be a Hindu god.

When Nandini asks him to act as a go-between, he is convinced of his powers.

With Kulwant Singh Bhatia and Gareth Brown.

Director Kate Rowland

SNT03The Sorrows Of Sandra Saint19971025

Sandra and her brother Scout are still grieving for their father.

Sandra is 14 years old, difficult, angry at the world and drives her mother mad.

Scout is 12 years old and believes that if he buries a sock in the garden he might bring his father back to life.

But Sandra has other ideas in mind.

With Hayley Richardson, Michael Walper and Tracey Wilkinson.

Director Kate Rowland

SNT04 LASTSpoonface Steinberg19971101

Spoonface is seven years old, autistic and terminally ill with cancer.

She is fascinated by opera music, by the divas who die and by the way her parents behave.

She tries to come to terms with the meaning of life and, supported by their cleaner, she comes to terms with her own extraordinary life.

Starring Becky Simpson.

Director Kate Rowland.

Kate Rowland