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It's Better With Animals

Mike Walker's play is based on three short stories: The Red Fox Fur Coat by Teolinda Gersao, Blue Waltz with Coyotes by Jean Dixon and Pie Dance by Molly Giles.

An elderly proprietor of a fur shop in New York narrates three touching, funny and magical tales of animals, furs, and their impact on three different women.

Shopkeeper/Konrad ...... Russell Horton
Eve/Mom ...... Jennifer Van Dyck
Ellie/Pauline/Cop ...... Laura Dean
Barbara/Karen ...... Tory Wood
Dad/Gerry Mac/Mugger ...... Kevin T Collins
Children ...... Kate Kearns, Maggie Langer, Flora Salmand

Specially composed music by Jon Nicholls.

Directed by Judith Kampfner.

45 minutes

Last on

Thu 31 Jul 2008 14:15
BBC Radio 4 FM only
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