Sunset Song

Gerda Stevenson's dramatisation of the 1932 novel by Lewis Grassic Gibbon, set in north-east Scotland before and during the First World War.

Episodes

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 1/219960121

Producer: P. RAYNER

Next in series: 2/2

Previous in series: 6, THE SONG

Description

The first of a two-part dramatisation by Brian MCCABE of Lewis Grassic GIBBON's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in pre-war Kincardineshire. Produced by Patrick RAYNER.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

21 Jan 1996 14:30-15:30 (RADIO 4)

26 Jan 1996 14:02-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

James Bryce (Actor)

Ann Scott-Jones (Actor)

John Buick (Actor)

Bob Docherty (Actor)

Derek Anders (Actor)

Kevin Mckidd (Actor)

Rose Mcbain (Actor)

Colin Guthrie (Actor)

Ian Briggs (Actor)

Bill Riddoch (Actor)

Vicki Masson (Actor)

Isabella Jarrett (Actor)

Gillian Thomas (Actor)

Peter Raffan (Actor)

Keith Hutcheon (Actor)

Brian Mccabe (adap)

Lewis Gibbon (Author)

Norman Chalmers (mus)

Patrick Rayner (Producer)

Iain Fraser (musician (vln)) (vln)

Recorded on 1995-11-03.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1/219960121

Producer: P. RAYNER

Next in series: 2/2

Previous in series: 6, THE SONG

Description

The first of a two-part dramatisation by Brian MCCABE of Lewis Grassic GIBBON's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in pre-war Kincardineshire. Produced by Patrick RAYNER.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

21 Jan 1996 14:30-15:30 (RADIO 4)

26 Jan 1996 14:02-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

James Bryce (Actor)

Ann Scott-Jones (Actor)

John Buick (Actor)

Bob Docherty (Actor)

Derek Anders (Actor)

Kevin Mckidd (Actor)

Rose Mcbain (Actor)

Colin Guthrie (Actor)

Ian Briggs (Actor)

Bill Riddoch (Actor)

Vicki Masson (Actor)

Isabella Jarrett (Actor)

Gillian Thomas (Actor)

Peter Raffan (Actor)

Keith Hutcheon (Actor)

Brian Mccabe (adap)

Lewis Gibbon (Author)

Norman Chalmers (mus)

Patrick Rayner (Producer)

Iain Fraser (musician (vln)) (vln)

Recorded on 1995-11-03.

Producer: P. RAYNER

Next in series: 2/2

Previous in series: 6, THE SONG

Description

The first of a two-part dramatisation by Brian MCCABE of Lewis Grassic GIBBON's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in pre-war Kincardineshire. Produced by Patrick RAYNER.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

21 Jan 1996 14:30-15:30 (RADIO 4)

26 Jan 1996 14:02-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

James Bryce (Actor)

Ann Scott-Jones (Actor)

John Buick (Actor)

Bob Docherty (Actor)

Derek Anders (Actor)

Kevin Mckidd (Actor)

Rose Mcbain (Actor)

Colin Guthrie (Actor)

Ian Briggs (Actor)

Bill Riddoch (Actor)

Vicki Masson (Actor)

Isabella Jarrett (Actor)

Gillian Thomas (Actor)

Peter Raffan (Actor)

Keith Hutcheon (Actor)

Brian Mccabe (adap)

Lewis Gibbon (Author)

Norman Chalmers (mus)

Patrick Rayner (Producer)

Iain Fraser (musician (vln)) (vln)

Recorded on 1995-11-03

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1/219960126

First broadcast on 1996-01-21

Producer: P. RAYNER

Next in series: 2/2

Previous in series: 6, THE SONG

Description

The first of a two-part dramatisation by Brian MCCABE of Lewis Grassic GIBBON's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in pre-war Kincardineshire. Produced by Patrick RAYNER.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

21 Jan 1996 14:30-15:30 (RADIO 4)

26 Jan 1996 14:02-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

James Bryce (Actor)

Ann Scott-Jones (Actor)

John Buick (Actor)

Bob Docherty (Actor)

Derek Anders (Actor)

Kevin Mckidd (Actor)

Rose Mcbain (Actor)

Colin Guthrie (Actor)

Ian Briggs (Actor)

Bill Riddoch (Actor)

Vicki Masson (Actor)

Isabella Jarrett (Actor)

Gillian Thomas (Actor)

Peter Raffan (Actor)

Keith Hutcheon (Actor)

Brian Mccabe (adap)

Lewis Gibbon (Author)

Norman Chalmers (mus)

Patrick Rayner (Producer)

Iain Fraser (musician (vln)) (vln)

Recorded on 1995-11-03.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1/219960126

First broadcast on 1996-01-21

Producer: P. RAYNER

Next in series: 2/2

Previous in series: 6, THE SONG

Description

The first of a two-part dramatisation by Brian MCCABE of Lewis Grassic GIBBON's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in pre-war Kincardineshire. Produced by Patrick RAYNER.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

21 Jan 1996 14:30-15:30 (RADIO 4)

26 Jan 1996 14:02-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

James Bryce (Actor)

Ann Scott-Jones (Actor)

John Buick (Actor)

Bob Docherty (Actor)

Derek Anders (Actor)

Kevin Mckidd (Actor)

Rose Mcbain (Actor)

Colin Guthrie (Actor)

Ian Briggs (Actor)

Bill Riddoch (Actor)

Vicki Masson (Actor)

Isabella Jarrett (Actor)

Gillian Thomas (Actor)

Peter Raffan (Actor)

Keith Hutcheon (Actor)

Brian Mccabe (adap)

Lewis Gibbon (Author)

Norman Chalmers (mus)

Patrick Rayner (Producer)

Iain Fraser (musician (vln)) (vln)

Recorded on 1995-11-03.

First broadcast on 1996-01-21

Producer: P. RAYNER

Next in series: 2/2

Previous in series: 6, THE SONG

Description

The first of a two-part dramatisation by Brian MCCABE of Lewis Grassic GIBBON's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in pre-war Kincardineshire. Produced by Patrick RAYNER.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

21 Jan 1996 14:30-15:30 (RADIO 4)

26 Jan 1996 14:02-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

James Bryce (Actor)

Ann Scott-Jones (Actor)

John Buick (Actor)

Bob Docherty (Actor)

Derek Anders (Actor)

Kevin Mckidd (Actor)

Rose Mcbain (Actor)

Colin Guthrie (Actor)

Ian Briggs (Actor)

Bill Riddoch (Actor)

Vicki Masson (Actor)

Isabella Jarrett (Actor)

Gillian Thomas (Actor)

Peter Raffan (Actor)

Keith Hutcheon (Actor)

Brian Mccabe (adap)

Lewis Gibbon (Author)

Norman Chalmers (mus)

Patrick Rayner (Producer)

Iain Fraser (musician (vln)) (vln)

Recorded on 1995-11-03

Programme Catalogue - Details: 2/219960128

Producer: P. RAYNER

Previous in series: 1/2

Description

The second of a two-part dramatisation by Brian MCCABE of Lewis Grassic GIBBON's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in pre-war Kincardineshire. Produced by Patrick RAYNER.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

28 Jan 1996 14:30-15:30 (RADIO 4)

02 Feb 1996 14:02-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ann Scott-Jones (Actor)

John Buick (Actor)

Derek Anders (Actor)

Kevin Mckidd (Actor)

Rose Mcbain (Actor)

Vicki Masson (Actor)

Bill Riddoch (Actor)

Isabella Jarrett (Actor)

Peter Raffan (Actor)

Keith Hutcheon (Actor)

Brian Mccabe (adap)

Lewis Gibbon (Author)

Norman Chalmers (mus)

Patrick Rayner (Producer)

Iain Fraser (musician (vln)) (vln)

Recorded on 1995-11-03.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 2/219960128

Producer: P. RAYNER

Previous in series: 1/2

Description

The second of a two-part dramatisation by Brian MCCABE of Lewis Grassic GIBBON's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in pre-war Kincardineshire. Produced by Patrick RAYNER.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

28 Jan 1996 14:30-15:30 (RADIO 4)

02 Feb 1996 14:02-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ann Scott-Jones (Actor)

John Buick (Actor)

Derek Anders (Actor)

Kevin Mckidd (Actor)

Rose Mcbain (Actor)

Vicki Masson (Actor)

Bill Riddoch (Actor)

Isabella Jarrett (Actor)

Peter Raffan (Actor)

Keith Hutcheon (Actor)

Brian Mccabe (adap)

Lewis Gibbon (Author)

Norman Chalmers (mus)

Patrick Rayner (Producer)

Iain Fraser (musician (vln)) (vln)

Recorded on 1995-11-03.

Producer: P. RAYNER

Previous in series: 1/2

Description

The second of a two-part dramatisation by Brian MCCABE of Lewis Grassic GIBBON's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in pre-war Kincardineshire. Produced by Patrick RAYNER.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

28 Jan 1996 14:30-15:30 (RADIO 4)

02 Feb 1996 14:02-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ann Scott-Jones (Actor)

John Buick (Actor)

Derek Anders (Actor)

Kevin Mckidd (Actor)

Rose Mcbain (Actor)

Vicki Masson (Actor)

Bill Riddoch (Actor)

Isabella Jarrett (Actor)

Peter Raffan (Actor)

Keith Hutcheon (Actor)

Brian Mccabe (adap)

Lewis Gibbon (Author)

Norman Chalmers (mus)

Patrick Rayner (Producer)

Iain Fraser (musician (vln)) (vln)

Recorded on 1995-11-03

Programme Catalogue - Details: 2/219960202

First broadcast on 1996-01-28

Producer: P. RAYNER

Previous in series: 1/2

Description

The second of a two-part dramatisation by Brian MCCABE of Lewis Grassic GIBBON's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in pre-war Kincardineshire. Produced by Patrick RAYNER.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

28 Jan 1996 14:30-15:30 (RADIO 4)

02 Feb 1996 14:02-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ann Scott-Jones (Actor)

John Buick (Actor)

Derek Anders (Actor)

Kevin Mckidd (Actor)

Rose Mcbain (Actor)

Vicki Masson (Actor)

Bill Riddoch (Actor)

Isabella Jarrett (Actor)

Peter Raffan (Actor)

Keith Hutcheon (Actor)

Brian Mccabe (adap)

Lewis Gibbon (Author)

Norman Chalmers (mus)

Patrick Rayner (Producer)

Iain Fraser (musician (vln)) (vln)

Recorded on 1995-11-03.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 2/219960202

First broadcast on 1996-01-28

Producer: P. RAYNER

Previous in series: 1/2

Description

The second of a two-part dramatisation by Brian MCCABE of Lewis Grassic GIBBON's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in pre-war Kincardineshire. Produced by Patrick RAYNER.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

28 Jan 1996 14:30-15:30 (RADIO 4)

02 Feb 1996 14:02-15:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ann Scott-Jones (Actor)

John Buick (Actor)

Derek Anders (Actor)

Kevin Mckidd (Actor)

Rose Mcbain (Actor)

Vicki Masson (Actor)

Bill Riddoch (Actor)

Isabella Jarrett (Actor)

Peter Raffan (Actor)

Keith Hutcheon (Actor)

Brian Mccabe (adap)

Lewis Gibbon (Author)

Norman Chalmers (mus)

Patrick Rayner (Producer)

Iain Fraser (musician (vln)) (vln)

Recorded on 1995-11-03.

programme catalogue - station

Radio 4

CSGenome: [r4 Bd=19960121]

The first of a two-part dramatisation by Brian McCabe of Lewis Grassic Gibbon's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in pre-war Kincardineshire.

Music played by Norman Chalmers (melodeon) and lain Fraser (fiddle). Director Patrick Rayner

CSGenome: [r4 Bd=19960121]

Author: Lewis Grassic Gibbon

Dramatist: Brian McCabe

Chris Guthrie: Vicki Masson

John Guthrie: Bill Riddoch

Jean Guthrie: Isabella Jarrett

Will: Keith Hutcheon

Chae: Peter Raffan

[Actor]: John Buick

[Actor]: Ann Scott-Jones

[Actor]: Rose McBain

[Actor]: Derek Anders

[Actor]: James Bryce

[Actor]: Ian Briggs

[Actor]: Kevin McKidd

[Actor]: Gillian Thomas

[Actor]: Bob Docherty

Melodeon: Norman Chalmers

Fiddle: Iain Fraser

Director: Patrick Rayner

CSGenome: [r4 Bd=19960126]

Lewis Grassic Gibbon 's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in Kincardineshire, dramatised in two parts by Brian McCabe.

Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm

CSGenome: [r4 Bd=19960126]

Unknown: Lewis Grassic Gibbon

Unknown: Brian McCabe.

CSGenome: [r4 Bd=19960128]

The conclusion of Brian McCabe 's two-part dramatisation of Lewis Grassic

Gibbon's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in Kincardineshire. With

Vicki Masson as Chris Guthrie. with Ann Scott-Jones , Rose McBain. Derek Anders and Isabella Jarrett. Music played by Norman Chalmers (melodeon) and lain Fraser

(fiddle). Director Patrick Rayner. Rptd Fri 2.00pm

CSGenome: [r4 Bd=19960128]

Unknown: Brian McCabe

Unknown: Lewis Grassic

Unknown: Vicki Masson

Unknown: Chris Guthrie.

Unknown: Ann Scott-Jones

Unknown: Rose McBain.

Unknown: Derek Anders

Unknown: Isabella Jarrett.

Played By: Norman Chalmers

Director: Patrick Rayner.

Ewan: Kevin McKidd

John Guthrie: Bill Riddoch

Chae: Peter Raffan

Long Rob: John Buick

Will: Keith Hutcheon

CSGenome: [r4 Bd=19960202]

The conclusion of Brian McCabe 's dramatisation of Lewis Grassic

Gibbon's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in Kincardineshire in the years before the Great War. Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm

CSGenome: [r4 Bd=19960202]

Unknown: Brian McCabe

Unknown: Lewis Grassic

CS0120090315
CS0120090321
CS01*2009031520090321

Chris Guthrie is torn between her love of the land and her ambition to become a teacher.

As Chris' domineering father struggles with the harshness of the land, her mother's fear of childbirth leads her to despair.

CS01*2009031520090321

Chris Guthrie is torn between her love of the land and her ambition to become a teacher.

As Chris' domineering father struggles with the harshness of the land, her mother's fear of childbirth leads her to despair.

CS02 LAST20090322
CS02 LAST20090328
CS02 LAST* *2009032220090328

After her father's death, Chris is determined to stay and work the farm alone if need be.

Joined by Ewan Tavendale in marriage and on the farm, Chris gives birth to a son.

But the outbreak of the First World War brings devastating change to her family, the rural landscape and the community.

Chris Guthrie....Lesely Hart

  • chae strachan....douglas russell
  • ewan tavendale....finn den hertog
  • kirsty strachan....shonagh price
  • long rob....Matthew Zajac
  • mistress munro....estrid barton
  • rev colquohoun....fraser sivewright
  • rev gibbon....keith hutcheon

    directed by David Ian Neville.

    after her father's death, chris marries ewan tavendale and gives birth to a son

  • CS02 LAST* *2009032220090328

    After her father's death, Chris is determined to stay and work the farm alone if need be.

    Joined by Ewan Tavendale in marriage and on the farm, Chris gives birth to a son.

    But the outbreak of the First World War brings devastating change to her family, the rural landscape and the community.

    Chris Guthrie....Lesely Hart

  • chae strachan....douglas russell
  • ewan tavendale....finn den hertog
  • kirsty strachan....shonagh price
  • long rob....Matthew Zajac
  • mistress munro....estrid barton
  • rev colquohoun....fraser sivewright
  • rev gibbon....keith hutcheon

    directed by David Ian Neville.

    after her father's death, chris marries ewan tavendale and gives birth to a son

  • SNT1977a10a29

    By: Lewis Grassic Gibson

    Starring: Eileen McCallum/Paul Young