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Cold Enough for Snow

Neil and Pippa's futures are uncertain as A-levels beckon, and their parents have something to learn from them. Stars Ben Miles, Pooky Quesnel, Nicholas Gleaves and Lucy Robinson.

Jack Rosenthal's comedy drama
adapted for radio by Amy Rosenthal

1996 Two sets of parents plot to keep their children apart whilst they're studying to get into University. But it isn't the children they should be worrying about.....

Written by Jack Rosenthal
Adapted by Amy Rosenthal

Produced and directed by Marion Nancarrow

This is the second drama written by Jack Rosenthal and adapted for radio by his playwright daughter, Amy ("Eskimo Day" was broadcast last Friday night). Both dramas had a huge impact at the time they were originally broadcast on TV. The last drama saw Pippa and Neil arrive from Cheltenham and Blackburn respectively for their interviews at Cambridge. Now, they're working towards their A levels. And as their future looks uncertain, both sets of parents realise quite what a turning point this is in their own lives.
Amy Rosenthal's drama, "Thin Ice", inspired by what really happened when she went to University, was broadcast at 2.15 on Thursday 31 May.

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Role Contributor
Shani Whittle Pooky Quesnel
Bevis Whittle Nicholas Gleaves
Hugh Lloyd Ben Miles
Harriet Lloyd Lucy Robinson
Neil Whittle David Moorst
Pippa Lloyd Rosie Day
Gordon Callow Ben Jones
Rose Georgie Glen
Miss Bodley Sarah Ridgeway
Carmela Sarah Ridgeway
Lingerie Assistant Maeve Bluebell Wells
Pete Simon Ludders
Tony Groves Tom Forrister
Lecturer Emilio Doorgasingh
Master of Ceremonies Charlie Clements
Invigilator Philip Fox
Writer Jack Rosenthal
Adaptor Amy Rosenthal
Director Marion Nancarrow
Producer Marion Nancarrow

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