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Hugh and his dog Argos meet a band of strolling Players. Adaptation of Rosemary Sutcliff's acclaimed Elizabethan England children's novel, with Allan Corduner.

by Rosemary Sutcliff, dramatised for radio by Shaun McKenna

Ten year old Hugh is an orphan, forced to live on a farm with his Aunt Alison, who treats him cruelly. When she threatens to get rid of his dog, Argos, for running after the ducks, Hugh feels there's only one thing they can do. It's a decision which leads him onto the roads of Elizabethan England, where many adventures are to befall him.

Hugh ..... Josef Lindsay
Narrator ..... Adjoa Andoh
Aunt Alison ..... Jane Whittenshaw
Tobias Pennyfeather ..... Allan Corduner
Jonathan Whiteleaf ..... Peter Hamilton Dyer
Tom O'Bedlam ..... Carl Prekopp
Nicky Bodkin ..... Gwilym Lee
Zachary Hawkins ..... James Lailey

Producer/Director ..... Marion Nancarrow.

30 minutes

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Mon 28 Jul 2014 05:30

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