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Paul Farley on the ecological themes in The Water Babies.

Available since: Thu 21 Mar 2013

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Classic Serial The Water Babies: A Modern Fairy Tale

Paul Farley updates Charles Kingsley's tale of a child labourer's underwater adventures.

First broadcast: 24 Mar 2013

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