Three Japanese Gothic Tales

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By Izumi Kyoka.

Dramatised by Georgia Pritchett.

These are adult fairy tales for the Christmas season.

Izumi Kyoka is known as the Japanese Edgar Allen Poe.

He writes stories that are full of adventure, suspense and surprise as well as great beauty, tenderness and passion.

The Holy Man of Mount Koya

Sakagami....Simon Russell Beale

Monk....Adrian Scarborough

Wanderer....Paul Rhys

Peddler....Iain Robertson

Farmer....Neil Dudgeon

Woman....Lia Williams

Old Man....Geoffrey Palmer

A Tale of Three who were Blind

Blind Man....Toby Jones

Older Blind Man....Geoffrey Palmer

Blind Woman....Lia Williams

One Day in Spring

Tamawaki Mio....Mairead McKinley

Priest....Neil Dudgeon

Man....Iain Robertson

Lion Boy....Oscar Ridley

Director Roxana Silbert

Composer Howard Davidson

by Izumi Kyoka, dramatised by Georgia Pritchett.

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Lion Boy....Oscar Fletcher