The first of a five-part magical adventure story written by ex-Python Terry Jones, read by William Rushton.
R5 Formerly a member of the madcap Monty Python 'circus' and now a successful film director, Terry Jones has also found fame as the author of quirky stories and poems for children. Nicobobinus - the tale of a boy's resourceful adventures in Venice - is a typical Jones blend of the funny, the fantastical and the frightening. Pirate monks, fearful dragons, singing leopards, a golden man, a homicidal doctor and a ship with a mind of its own - they're all waiting to be brought to life on radio by that off-beat storyteller William Rushton (7.20pm)
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