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Chapter the Second: A Re-Kippered Life Smashed Some More

Bleak Expectations, Series 2 Episode 2 of 6

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 14 August 2008

By Mark Evans
Volume Two, Chapter the Second:
A Re-Kippered Life Smashed Some More

In which listeners are invited to marvel at the engineering genius of the early railways, including a tunnel made of beef and pastry and a man who sends loud telegrams to say "He's on the train. Stop." But as Pip travels the length and breadth of the land in search of his beloved school could it be that there is another even more sinister plan underway? And will the evil Mister Benevolent be involved somehow? Yes! And yes again!

Sir Philip...........................Richard Johnson
Mr Benevolent.......................Anthony Head
Sternbeater...................Geoffrey Whitehead
Harry Biscuit......................James Bachman
Young Pip..................................Tom Allen
Lily.....................................Sarah Hadland
Mr Parsimonious...............Laurence Howarth
Pippa........................................Susy Kane
Sundry railwaymen.....................Mark Evans

Produced by Gareth Edwards.

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