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The Water Babies: A Modern Fairy Tale

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Paul Farley's playful updating of Charles Kingsley's 1863 novel. Young Tomi is part of the UK's illegal labour market, but his life is changed forever when he falls into a river. Show more

Contributors

Hitcher:
Julia Ford
Miss Whatcomesaroundgoesaround:
Julia Ford
Miss Whatgoesaroundcomesaround:
Julia Ford
Hotel Manager:
Michael Shelford
Farm Salmon:
Michael Shelford
Housemaid:
Hannah Wood
Dragonfly:
Hannah Wood
Caddis Fly 1:
Philippa Stanton
Caddis Fly 2:
Ben Crowe
Crayfish:
Ben Crowe
Trout:
Ben Crowe
Director:
Emma Harding

BBC Radio 4 FM

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