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A whole new world opens up for Magnolia Hawks aboard the Cotton Blossom Floating Palace Theatre. Stars Lysette Anthony.

When Magnolia Hawks climbs aboard the Cotton Blossom Floating Palace Theatre, a whole new world opens up and so her remarkable life begins...

Edna Ferber's epic controversial novel dramatised by Moya O'Shea.

Kim.....................Lysette Anthony
Magnolia..............Samantha Spiro
Parthy..................Laurel Lefkow
Andy....................Morgan Deare
Young Magnolia....Shahrazad Matthews
Gaylord................Ryan McCluskey
Julie.....................Samantha Dakin
Steve....................Henry Devas
Elly.......................Leah Brotherhead
Schultzy................Jude Akuwudike
Jo.........................Nonso Anozie
Queenie................Tracy Ifeachor
Sophy...................Joanna Monro
Windy...................Sean Baker
Pete......................Mark Caven
Mr. Mowson...........Iain Batchelor

Music by Neil Brand and banjo played by Mike Hammond.

Director: Tracey Neale

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2011.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 7 Nov 2019 03:00

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