Precious Bane

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By Mary Webb, dramatised by Beatrice Colin.

Episode One Mary Webb's heart-rending love story set in Shropshire in the early 19th century.

Prue Sarn is born 'hare shotten' and it is this hare lip that is her 'precious bane'.

Prue is torn between loyalty to her recklessly ambitious brother, Gideon, and a deep unexpressed love for the weaver, Kester Woodseaves.

Cast includes: Jancis....Louise Breckon-Richards Tivvy....Laura Doddington Kester Woodseaves....Owen Teale Prue Sarn....Julia Ford Gideon Sarn....Tom Goodman-hill Mrs Beguildy....Helen Schlesinger Mother....Maggie Steed Beguildy....Nigel Terry Grimble....Timothy Watson Music by Kate Rusby and John McCusker Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane / By Mary Webb.

Dramatised by Beatrice Colin.

Cast includes: Jancis....Louise Breckon-Richards Tivvy....Laura Doddington Kester Woodseaves....Owen Teale Prue Sarn....Julia Ford Gideon Sarn....Tom Goodman-hill Mrs Beguildy....Helen Schlesinger Mother....Maggie Steed Beguildy....Nigel Terry Grimble....Timothy Watson Music by Kate Rusby and John McCusker Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane

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By Mary Webb, dramatised by Beatrice Colin.

Episode One Mary Webb's heart-rending love story set in Shropshire in the early 19th century.

Prue Sarn is born 'hare shotten' and it is this hare lip that is her 'precious bane'.

Prue is torn between loyalty to her recklessly ambitious brother, Gideon, and a deep unexpressed love for the weaver, Kester Woodseaves.

Cast includes: Jancis....Louise Breckon-Richards Tivvy....Laura Doddington Kester Woodseaves....Owen Teale Prue Sarn....Julia Ford Gideon Sarn....Tom Goodman-hill Mrs Beguildy....Helen Schlesinger Mother....Maggie Steed Beguildy....Nigel Terry Grimble....Timothy Watson Music by Kate Rusby and John McCusker Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane / By Mary Webb.

Dramatised by Beatrice Colin.

Mary Webb's heart-rending love story set in Shropshire in the early 19th century.

Prue has formed a deep but unrequited attachment to the weaver, Kester Woodseaves.

She continues to work all hours on the family farm in pursuit of her brother's ambition for wealth and position.

Jancis....Louise Breckon-Richards Tivvy....Laura Doddington Kester Woodseaves....Owen Teale Prue Sarn....Julia Ford Gideon Sarn....Tom Goodman-hill Mrs Beguildy....Helen Schlesinger Mother....Maggie Steed Beguildy....Nigel Terry Grimble....Timothy Watson Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane