The Knives In Hens

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By David Harrower, in a new version for radio by the author. Set in a pre-industrial community of unquestioning faith and relentless labour, the story follows a young woman's dream of extending the boundaries of her world - a passion which involves her ploughman husband and the village miller in a powerful tale of lust, love and murder. Catherine Mccormack (Young Woman), Tony Curran (Pony William the Ploughman), Douglas Henshall (Gilbert Horn the Miller). Music composed and performed by Melanie Pappenheim and Anne Wood. Director: Marilyn Imrie