The Snow Queen

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20091230 (BBC7)
20091231 (BBC7)
20101224 (BBC7)
20101225 (BBC7)

Gerda sets out to find her playmate Kay who's been seduced away to a faraway ice palace.

Stars Dirk Bogarde and Diana Rigg.

Part of the BBC Christmas 2009 season.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700323]

by HANS ANDERSEN : freely adapted for radio in four parts by BERTHA LONSDALE

1: Two Fragments of the Sorcerer's Looking Glass

In which we hear how the Sorcerer's magic mirror came to be smashed into a million-billion pieces, and what Kay saw through the hole he melted with a warm halfpenny in his ice-bound bedroom window.

Cast for the week:

Produced by HERBERT SMITH

Contributors

Unknown: Hans Andersen

Produced By: Herbert Smith

Storyteller: Ronald Baddiley

Gerda: Francine Bramwell

The Prince: William Marsh

Kay: William Marsh

The Snow Queen: Elizabeth Tyrrell

Old Woman: Tyrrell

Robber Woman: Elizabeth Tyrrell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700324]

by HANS ANDERSEN freely adapted in four parts 2: Gerda's Journey

Contributors

Unknown: Hans Andersen

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700325]

by HANS ANDERSEN freely adapted in four parts 3: Ravens and Robbers

Contributors

Unknown: Hans Andersen

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700327]

byHANSAMDERSEN, in four parts 4: The Palace of Snow Rooms

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911026]

Tony and Kay split up, and in the icy depths of winter Tony discovers why his heart seems frozen too.

A contemporary fairy tale by Andrew Gregory.

Director Alison Hindell. Stereo and at 3.45

We Expect Respect

The last in a series of short stories by young writers. While waiting for the last tube, a white man forces a black girl into a conversation that torments them both; every word is a minefield yet the right words could shatter barriers.

Written by Trish Cooke. Read by Norman Jones andAdjoaAndoh.

Producer Pam Fraser-Solomon Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Gregory.

Director: Alison Hindell.

Written By: Trish Cooke.

Read By: Norman Jones

Tony: Kevin McCurdy

Old man: Islwyn Morris

Kay: Ri Richards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911026]

Unknown: Andrew Gregory.

Director: Alison Hindell.

Written By: Trish Cooke.

Read By: Norman Jones

Tony: Kevin McCurdy

Old man: Islwyn Morris

Kay: Ri Richards