We Are Stardust, We Are Golden

Three specially commissioned stories to mark the 40th anniversary of the woodstock festival.

Dreams Of Milk and Honey

39 year old Tommy, conceived during that crazy time, goes to visit his rebellious and still unconventional mother, to tell her something   important. How will she react?

Writer: Patrick Neate
Reader: Mark Bazeley
Music: If I Were A Carpenter by Tim Hardin & Helplessly Hoping by Crosby, Stills and Nash

Arnold In A Purple Haze

Still damaged by his Vietnam experiences, Arnold is trying to arrange transport for a band due to perform at the Woodstock Festival. But the sounds of the city and the noise of the helicopters begin to unbalance him and blur things in his mind.

Writer: Nick Walker
Reader: Conleth Hill
Music: Voodoo Child by Jimi Hendrix & Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix

The Carpenter

Lying in his hospital bed, a visit from his wife Sandy has Mike thinking of when they met, at the Woodstock Festival, all those years ago. How can things have changed so much?

Writer: Laura Barton
Reader: Stuart Milligan
Music: If I Were A Carpenter by Tim Hardin & Lady Came From Baltimore by Tim Hardin

First Broadcast:

Tuesday - Thursday, 11th-13th August 2009 at 15:30 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: Jon Calver
Producer: Cherry Cookson
Executive Producer: Karen Rose

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