The Snow Goose

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20100523

Neglected Classic: The Snow Goose

by Paul Gallico

Dramatised by Nick Warburton

Introduced by Michael Morpurgo

A wounded bird brings together a disfigured artist and a young girl

and helps in a courageous act of bravery in World War II.

Philip Rhayader - Steven Mackintosh

Fritha - Georgia Groome

Mrs Farnes - Deborah Findlay

Storyteller - Sam Dale

Private Potton - Michael Shelford

Commander Brill-Oudener - Malcolm Tierney

Jock - David Seddon

Composer - Roger Goula

Director - Sally Avens

Steven Mackintosh stars in Paul Gallico's prize winning novella in our celebration of Neglected Classics.

When 'Open Book' asked various authors to champion a favourite negelected classic on the programme, Michael Morpurgo chose 'The Snow Goose'; perhaps no surprise, with his own story 'War Horse' depicting a friendship between a boy and his horse which takes them both into the horror of World War 1.

'The Snow Goose' won the listeners vote too and is now being dramatised for The Classic Serial.

Paul Gallico's classic tale of a man and a wounded bird who play a vital role at Dunkirk.

20100529

Neglected Classic: The Snow Goose

by Paul Gallico

Dramatised by Nick Warburton

Introduced by Michael Morpurgo

A wounded bird brings together a disfigured artist and a young girl

and helps in a courageous act of bravery in World War II.

Philip Rhayader - Steven Mackintosh

Fritha - Georgia Groome

Mrs Farnes - Deborah Findlay

Storyteller - Sam Dale

Private Potton - Michael Shelford

Commander Brill-Oudener - Malcolm Tierney

Jock - David Seddon

Composer - Roger Goula

Director - Sally Avens

Steven Mackintosh stars in Paul Gallico's prize winning novella in our celebration of Neglected Classics.

When 'Open Book' asked various authors to champion a favourite negelected classic on the programme, Michael Morpurgo chose 'The Snow Goose'; perhaps no surprise, with his own story 'War Horse' depicting a friendship between a boy and his horse which takes them both into the horror of World War 1.

'The Snow Goose' won the listeners vote too and is now being dramatised for The Classic Serial.

Paul Gallico's classic tale of a man and a wounded bird who play a vital role at Dunkirk.