Man at the Helm
Local handyman Charlie Bates is not on the man list for Lizzie's three meddling kids.
But they're prepared to give him a shot when their divorced mum falls for him - because he looks like Frank Sinatra...
Nina Stibbe’s comic novel set in 1970s rural Leicestershire.
Adapted by Amanda Whittington.
Lizzie ….. Eloise Webb
Amy….. Fern Deacon
Little Jack ….. Ben Barker
Elizabeth ….. Amanda Hale
Charlie Bates ….. Andy Nyman
Mr Lomax ….. Jason Barnett
Dad ….. James Lailey
Mrs Bates ….. Elizabeth Bennett
Director: Gemma Jenkins
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2016. Show less