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Lewis Carroll - The Hunting of the Snark

4 Extra Debut. Tony Robinson narrates the classic masterpiece following a strange assortment of characters on their quest for an elusive beast.

Tony Robinson narrates this fresh adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic masterpiece following a strange assortment of characters on their quest for an elusive beast.

Led by a bell-ringing Captain, this motley crew must brave terrifying danger in their chaotic pursuit of a creature known as Snark. Accompanied by specially composed music and songs, this surreal tale questions whether anything is really what it seems.

Music and songs composed by Katie Chatburn

Music performed by Katie Chatburn, Dorry Macaulay, Kathryn Williams, Stephen Cordiner and Jasper Wilkinson

Director: Charlotte Riches.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2015.

45 minutes

Last on

Thu 2 Jan 2020 21:15

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Credits

Role Contributor
Narrator Tony Robinson
Bellman Eric Potts
Baker Paul Barnhill
Butcher Everal A Walsh
Barrister Jonathan Keeble
Snark Jonathan Keeble
Beaver Stephen Hoyle
Director Charlotte Riches
Author Lewis Carroll

Broadcasts

  • Christmas Day 2015 14:15
  • Mon 2 Apr 2018 14:15
  • Thu 2 Jan 2020 11:15
  • Thu 2 Jan 2020 21:15

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