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The novel by FRANCES HODCSON BURNETT adapted as a new radio play in six episodes by John Keir Cross
3: A Cry in the Night
Mary Lennox worked in the secret garden, and she forgot her old loneliness and contrariness altogether. She had discovered a new way to it, along by a laurel-hedged walk, with a little gate leading out to a small wood on the edge of the moor. And suddenly as she approached it ... suddenly, magic again.....
Produced by David Davis


Novel By: Frances Hodcson Burnett
Unknown: John Keir Cross
Unknown: Mary Lennox
Produced By: David Davis
The Storyteller: David Davis
Mary: Kika Markham
Martha: Pat Pleasance
Mrs Medlock: Kathleen Helrne
Dickon: Martin Starkie
Colin Craven: June Tobin
Mr Craven: Frank Atkinson
The Robin: Percy Edwards

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