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Little Voice

British comedy starring Jane Horrocks as a shy girl who rarely ventures outside her bedroom, until her talent for imitating famous singers is recognised by a local promoter.

British comedy about a reclusive girl who spends all day in her bedroom listening to her late father's collection of old records of Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe and various other famous female singers.

When her mother's boyfriend - a corrupt local promoter - spots her talent for imitating the singers, the girl is swept away by his promises of fame and fortune.

1 hour, 33 minutes

Last on

Sat 23 Jun 2018 23:30

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:03

    Frank Sinatra

    Come Fly With Me

  • 00:08

    Judy Garland

    Come Rain Or Come Shine

  • 00:13

    Elvis Presley

    The Wonder Of You

  • 00:14

    Procol Harum

    A Whiter Shade Of Pale

  • 00:17

    The Diamonds

    The Stroll

  • 00:21

    Judy Garland

    That's Entertainment

  • 00:22

    Tom Jones

    It's Not Unusual

  • 00:30

    The Trammps

    Disco Inferno

  • 00:33

    Marilyn Monroe

    My Heart Belongs To Daddy

  • 00:37

    Gracie Fields

    The Dicky Bird Hop

  • 01:18

    Frankie Laine

    Rawhide

  • 01:23

    Ethel Merman

    There's No Business Like Show Business

Credits

Role Contributor
Mari Hoff Brenda Blethyn
Laura Hoff 'Little Voice' Jane Horrocks
Ray Say Michael Caine
Mr Boo Jim Broadbent
Billy Ewan McGregor
Sadie Annette Badland
George Philip Jackson
Bouncer Adam Fogerty
Bouncer James Welsh
Stripper Karen Gregory
Arthur Fred Feast
LV's dad Graham Turner
Bunnie Morris Alex Norton
Writer Mark Herman
Author Jim Cartwright
Director Mark Herman
Producer Elizabeth Karlsen

Broadcasts

  • Sun 15 Nov 2009 22:25
  • Sun 15 Nov 2009 22:45
  • Sun 15 Nov 2009 23:25
  • Mon 5 Apr 2010 21:00
  • Sat 24 Jul 2010 22:15
  • Sat 4 Aug 2012 22:40
  • Tue 28 Jan 2014 23:35
  • Wed 29 Jan 2014 00:05
  • Wed 29 Jan 2014 00:35
  • Sat 18 Jul 2015 23:05
  • Tue 22 Nov 2016 23:50
  • Wed 23 Nov 2016 00:15
  • Fri 8 Sep 2017 23:40
  • Sat 23 Jun 2018 23:30

BBC Radio 4's Character Invasion

BBC Radio 4's Character Invasion

Jane Horrocks on playing the withdrawn LV in The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice