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Man at the Helm

Episode 3

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The kids begin to wonder if Charlie Bates is reliable man at the helm material and decide the local vet is a much better option.

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
Mr Swift ….. Tom Forrister
Pub landlady ….. Adie Allen

Director: Gemma Jenkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2016. Show less


Little Jack:
Ben Barker
Amanda Hale
Charlie Bates:
Andy Nyman
Mr Lomax:
Jason Barnett
Mr Swift:
Tom Forrister
Pub Landlady:
Adie Allen
Gemma Jenkins

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