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The Ferryhill Philosophers

Political Obligations and the Occasional Toke

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Michael Chaplin. Joe's forced to uncover his neighbours' illicit activities and confront old betrayals from the 1984 miner's strike as he clashes with a police officer and his own daughter. Hermione forces them all to find a way forward.

Alun Armstrong and Deborah Findlay star as the e- Durham miner and the University philosopher who together bring human compassion and philosophy to bear in facing up to some of life's hardest dilemmas.

Directed by Marilyn Imrie
A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4. Show less

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