The River Girl

By Wendy Cope

Written in verse, in the traditional fairy-tale style, The River Girl looks at love and loss through Isis, a magical river girl, who falls hopelessly in love with a mortal poet, and begs Father Thames, to free her from the river.

Perfect family listening for Bank holiday Monday.

Narrator....Alex Jennings

Isis....Victoria Brazier,

John Didde....James Nickerson,

Father Thames....David Fleeshman,

The Woman....Christine Brennan

The Other Poet....James Quinn.

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By Wendy Cope

Written in verse, in the traditional fairy-tale style, The River Girl looks at love and loss through Isis, a magical river girl, who falls hopelessly in love with a mortal poet, and begs Father Thames, to free her from the river.

Perfect family listening for Bank holiday Monday.

Narrator....Alex Jennings

Isis....Victoria Brazier,

John Didde....James Nickerson,

Father Thames....David Fleeshman,

The Woman....Christine Brennan

The Other Poet....James Quinn.