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by T. H. White
Adapted for broadcasting by Marianne Helweg. With music specially composed by Benjamin
Part 2, ' Merlyn's New Job'
(by permission of Drury Lane Theatre)
(by permission of Maurice Browne)
Production by John Cheatle
Last week listeners heard how the Wart brought Merlyn home to be his tutor. In this week's story Merlyn will start the education of his pupil.
On a hot day the Wart envies the fish in the castle moat, so Merlyn lets him find out for himself what it is like to be a fish. He meets the harmless Roaches and the terrifying Pike, and emerges very much wiser than he went in. Whilst his friend Kay is having a tilting lesson, the Wart wants to see a real joust, and Merlyn again obliges. Listeners will hear his commentary on the encounter between King Pellinore and Sir Grummore.
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