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Classic Serial: Watership Down


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By Richard Adams. A new dramatisation in two episodes by Neville Teller of the classic novel, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its publication.
1: When the prophet Fiver predicts the destruction of theirwarren, not all the rabbits are prepared to listen.
Music arranged and played by Chris Leslie Director Peter Leslie Wild Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Richard Adams.
Unknown: Neville Teller
Played By: Chris Leslie
Director: Peter Leslie Wild
Hazel: Simon Chandler
Fiver: Tom George
Bigwig: Stephen Tomlln
Kehaar: Christian Rodska
Strawberry: Christian Rodska
Blackberry: Ian Brooker
Dandelion: Peter Meakin
Silver: Sean Connolly
Chief Rabbit: Robert Lister
Holly: Robert Lister
Cowslip: Colin Rote
Haystack: Susan Jeffrey
Clover: Alison Belbin

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