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Afternoon Play - The Jonestown Letters


The compelling true story of two sisters, Annie and Carolyn Moore, who died in the mass suicide at Jonestown in Guyana on November 18th 1978. Over 900 people died that day, followers of Peoples Temple and its leader, Jim Jones. This documentary drama is one family's experience of Peoples Temple, which began with the highest ideals. It's told through the actual letters between Carolyn & Annie and their parents back home. With contributions from their sister Rebecca Moore, and music performed by Peoples Temple Choir. The letters are abridged by Sarah Daniels. Annie Moore ...... Greta Clough Carolyn Moore .... Jennifer Lee Jellicorse John Moore ....... Nathan Osgood Barbara Moore .... Laura Brook Directed in Bristol by Beth O'Dea

Broadcasts

  • 2010-01-13 14:15:00 - 2010-01-13 15:00:00 on Radio 4 FM, Radio 4 LW,