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Woman's Hour Drama - Wax Fruit: Antimacassar City - Omnibus


Set partly on an Ayrshire farm and in the boom town of 19th Century Glasgow in the 1870s - the story of the Moorhouse family through good times and bad. From the novel by Guy McCrone, dramatised by Clara Glynn. Orphaned at 10 but now aged 17, Phoebe Moorhouse continues to live with her brother Arthur and his wife Bel in Glasgow. But all is not well in the Moorhouse home as Bel hears that her sister-in-law Sophia is moving up the social scale to the newly developing West End of Glasgow. Bel reckons that for Phoebe's sake at least they should be living on the better side of town, but can Arthur afford a move? The Moorhouse's successful cheese wholesale business also faces tougher times when a financial crisis hits Glasgow. Phoebe Moorhouse........Helen McAlpine Mungo Moorhouse.........Liam Brennan Henry Hayburn..............John Kielty Mrs. Hayburn................Lesley Mackie Bel Moorhouse..............Louise Ludgate Arthur Moorhouse..........Robin Laing Sophia..........................Lucy Paterson David Moorhouse...........Duncan Anderson Wee Arthur...................Cameron McNee.

Broadcasts

  • 2010-10-22 21:00:00 - 2010-10-22 21:58:00 on Radio 4 FM, Radio 4 LW,