Child's Play

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20020717
20090929

Comedy by Lucy Clarke, set in a children's nursery.

After an indiscretion involving OAPS, MRSA and mint humbugs, Harry, a chirpy City boy, is banished to the country by his boss and told to turn a village nursery into a money-making machine, or face the sack.

There, he comes head to head with Pen, who used to run the nursery before her husband sold it and ran off to South America with a stripper.

Pen....Olivia Colman

Harry....Nicholas Burns

Ruth....Daisy Haggard

Rex....Matthew Holmes

Vicar....Rachel Atkins

Rabbi....Geoffrey Mcgivern

Catholic priest/Imam....Ewan Hooper

Joanne....Barbara Smith

Darren....Bradley Ford.

20020710

Lucy Dallas explores how the idea of childhood as a lost fantasy world influenced composers, writers and thinkers in turn-of-the-century FRANCE.