Magic Faraway Tree, The

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01Rick Comes To Stay20121224Wisha, wisha, wisha.|Playfulness, soundscape and oddity above the rustling leaves of Blyton's Magic Faraway Tree.|In the centre of the Enchanted Wood is the Faraway Tree. Home to Moonface, Silky and Saucepan Man; its upper branches stretch into cloud-hosted dimensions of strange and magical lands.|In this two-part abridged adaptation of Enid Blyton's classic children's tale, BBC Radio 4 swoops voices from the world of entertainment into the mystical lands above.|Featuring Johnny Vegas as Moonface, Nigel Planer as Saucepan and Lucy Beaumont (Winner of the BBC's New Comedy Awards 2012) as Silky.|Episode 1 of 2: Rick Comes to Stay|Cast:|Narrator....Ronni Ancona|Rick....Billy Kennedy|Joe....Alex Clarke|Frannie....Nell Tiger Free|Beth....Tess Fontaine|Moonface....Johnny Vegas|Silky....Lucy Beaumont|Saucepan....Nigel Planer|Mother....Joanna Hall|Angry Pixie....Wayne Forester|Written by Enid Blyton|Adapted for radio by Andrew Lynch|Music composed and arranged by Phase Music|Directed by Johnny Vegas|Produced by Sally Harrison|A Woolyback Production for BBC Radio 4.
02 LASTUp The Tree Again20121231Wisha, wisha, wisha.|Playfulness, soundscape and oddity above the rustling leaves of Enid Blyton's Magic Faraway Tree.|In the centre of the Enchanted Wood is the Faraway Tree. Home to Moonface, Silky and Saucepan Man, its upper branches stretch into cloud-hosted dimensions of strange and magical lands.|In this two-part abridged adaptation of Enid Blyton's classic children's tale, BBC Radio 4 swoops voices from the world of entertainment into the mystical lands above.|Featuring Johnny Vegas, as Moonface, Nigel Planer as Saucepan and Lucy Beaumont (Winner of the BBC's New Comedy Awards 2012) as Silky.|Episode 2 of 2: Up The Tree Again|Narrator....Ronni Ancona|Rick....Billy Kennedy|Joe....Alex Clarke|Frannie....Nell Tiger Free|Beth....Tess Fontaine|Moonface....Johnny Vegas|Silky....Lucy Beaumont|Saucepan....Nigel Planer|Mother....Joanna Hall|Mr Changeabout....Wayne Forester|Additional voices: Joanna Hall and Wayne Forrester|Written by Enid Blyton|Adapted for Radio by Andrew Lynch|Music composed and arranged by Phase Music|Directed by Johnny Vegas|Produced by Sally Harrison|A Woolyback Production for BBC Radio 4.