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4 September 2008

Thursday 4 September 2008 18:30-19:00 (Radio 4 FM)


Comedy Victorian adventure by Mark Evans.

Pip Bin struggles against the cruel plotting of his evil guardian Mr Gently Benevolent, recently returned from the dead.

Chapter the Fifth: An Already Bad Life Made Worse but Sort of on Purpose

Full of self-loathing, Pip drinks some very strong gin, finds he is really quite keen on opium, and falls in with a gang of thieves. But is their leader Abraham Bagel, all he seems?

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

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