Dick Whittington
Chris Emmett

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Narrated By: Anita Harris, Kenneth Connor, Frank Thornton, Bernie Winters, Michael Robbins, Roy Plomley

Duration: 56 minutes

What to expect

Fun for all the family in this BBC Radio 2 pantomime starring Anita Harris, Kenneth Connor, Frank Thornton, Bernie Winters, Michael Robbins and Roy Plomley. Dick Whittington has come to London to seek his fortune. He’s heard the streets are paved with gold, though after three days sleeping on them he hasn’t yet found riches. But then he finds a friend in Tommy the Cat and the Alderman’s daughter Alice Fitzwarren falls in love with him. It seems his luck is changing - until the evil King Rat threatens everything. Can the magical Spirit of the Bells put things right and help Dick achieve his heart’s desire? Starring Anita Harris, Kenneth Connor, Frank Thornton, Bernie Winters and Michael Robbins - and guest starring Roy Plomley - this classic panto was recorded in front of a live audience and first broadcast on BBC Radio 2 on Christmas Day 1982. Everyone loves a traditional Christmas pantomime - and with this classic BBC Radio production, you can enjoy the festive fun whenever you wish. Featuring rousing songs, jolly japes and corny jokes, it’s perfect seasonal entertainment for all the family. Oh, yes it is!

Genre

Modern & contemporary fiction

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