Secret Gardens

Episodes

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A trilogy of plays by Humphrey Carpenter exploring moments in the lives of three great children's writers.

1: In a Hole in the Ground There Lived a Tolkien

1924. A young professor of Anglo-Saxon is obsessed with language and has a passion for dragons. He is on the brink of an amazing creation - Director Nigel Bryant Stereo

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Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter

Director: Nigel Bryant

Tolkien: Jonathan Wyatt

Young Tolkien: Edward Long

His Mother: Charlotte West-Oram

Danby: Michael Tudor Barnes

Vice-Chancellor: Graham Padden

Smithers: Andy Hockley

Jackson: Chris MacDonnell

Roberts: David Holt

Man on Tram: Graham Colclough

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A trilogy of plays by Humphrey Carpenter exploring moments in the lives of three great children's writers.

2: Mr McGregor 's Garden 1933. Two young journalists drive to the Lake District to sneak an interview with the creator of the immortal

Peter Rabbit.

But round the end of a cucumber frame, they meet something far more alarming than Mr McGregor 's rake.

Director Nigel Bryant Stereo

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Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter

Unknown: Mr McGregor

Unknown: Peter Rabbit.

Director: Nigel Bryant

Beatrix Potter: Mary Wimbush

Gwen: Lisa Bowerman

Reggie: Daniel Strauss

William: Geoffrey Banks

Landlord: Geoffrey Banks

Joe: Gerry Hinks

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A trilogy of plays by Humphrey Carpenter exploring moments in the lives of three great children's writers.

3: An Expotition to the North Pole.

1914. A brain-storming weekend for the staff of Punch inspires their young deputy-editor, AA Milne , to the stirrings of a famous, immortal idea.

Director Nigel Bryant. Stereo

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Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter

Unknown: Aa Milne

Director: Nigel Bryant.

Seaman: Maurice Denham

AA Milne: Michael Lumsden

Miss T: Pooky Quesnel

Morrow: Michael O'Connor

Lucas: Michael Tudor Barnes

Knox: Geoffrey Banks

Bradbury: Charles Collingwood