The Fish Can Sing

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By Halldor Laxness, dramatised by Arnold Evans.

In early 20th century Iceland, Garddar Holm is an enigma: an opera star of international acclaim yet no one at home has ever heard him sing.

Alfgrimur is determined that Garddar will sing "the one pure note".

Old Alfgrimur....Glyn Houston Garddar Holm....Matthew Rhys Alfgrimur....Meilyr Sion Listener....Nickie Rainsford Guddmunsen....William Thomas Miss Guddmunsen....Ruth Jones Young Alfgrimur....Shaun Hew Phillips Bjorn....Howell Evans Pastor....Richard Mitchley Directed by Alison Hindell