The Dunroamin’ Rising

The Dunroamin' Rising

The Dunroamin’ Rising
(BBC 1988)

The title refers to the Dunroaming Evening Tide Nursing Home where former revolutionary leader Ian Sinclair is now an 88-year-old resident. In protest at the proposed closure of the home, the old socialist firebrand embarks upon a hunger strike that ends up having wide-range repercussions.

Script Editor: Peter Broughan

Writer: Colin MacDonald

Director: Moira Armstrong

Starring: Russell Hunter, Hugh Lloyd, Madeline Christie,

(Part of the “The Play on One” series)