Losing Paradise

Losing Paradise

By BBC Radio 4

Drama of the Week

Friday, 9 April

By Stephanie Dale The UK’s first ‘environmental refugees’ are due to be displaced in the next 20 years. This is the story of Fairbourne, in North Wales. Fairbourne’s council has chosen to stop funding its coastal defences, so in a few years residents may be forced to leave their homes. Fairbourne’s story begins in the 19th Century, when mill owner Arthur McDougall created the idyllic holiday paradise. But his head builder – George Stevens – is plagued by dreams about what is to come. George…. Kieran Knowles McDougall…. John Dougall Seithenyn…. Sion Pritchard The Narrator…. Eiry Thomas The Earth…. Lisa Jen Brown Directed by James Robinson A BBC Cymru Wales Production
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