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Five children and it : a BBC Radio full-cast dramatisation / E Nesbit ; dramatised by Malcolm McKee.

Nesbit, E. (Edith), 1858-1924 (author.). McKee, Malcolm, (adapter.). Watts, Rosemary, (director.). Nesbit, E. (Edith), 1858-1924 Dramatization of (work): Five children and it. (Added Author).

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Julia McKenzie and Simon Carter star in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of E Nesbit's much-loved children's novel. 'an enchanting adaptation' Independent on Sunday On a hot, Edwardian summer's day, five children are playing in a gravel pit when they dig up something very peculiar: a funny, furry, fat litte creature with the feet of a monkey and bat's ears! The Psammead is a magical sand fairy who has the power to grant wishes: but the children can only have one wish a day, and the wishes only last until sunset. As the children try to get their hearts' desires, things go hilariously wrong, and they have a series of amazing adventures that will change their lives. But their last wish gets them into terrible trouble, and it will take all the Psammead's powers to put things right ... This delightfully whimsical drama, adapted by Malcolm McKee, stars Julia McKenzie as the older Jane and Mother, and Simon Carter as the Psammead. The wonder and excitement of much-loved children's classics lives on in BBC Radio's acclaimed full-cast dramatisations, complete with evocative music and sound effects. 
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Baker County Library 791.447 .N458f 2017 (Text) 37814003249670 JUV AUDIO Audiobook CD System_Only_3months 03/12/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781785298509
  • ISBN: 178529850X
  • Physical Description: 2 audio discs (1 hr., 30 min.) ; digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [London] : BBC Worldwide, [2017]

Content descriptions

Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Rosemary Watts ; Executive producer, Sue Wilson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Starring Julia McKenzie, Simon Carter & Terry Molloy.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
First broadcast: BBC Radio 4, August 31, 1998.
Summary, etc.:
Julia McKenzie and Simon Carter star in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of E Nesbit's much-loved children's novel. 'an enchanting adaptation' Independent on Sunday On a hot, Edwardian summer's day, five children are playing in a gravel pit when they dig up something very peculiar: a funny, furry, fat litte creature with the feet of a monkey and bat's ears! The Psammead is a magical sand fairy who has the power to grant wishes: but the children can only have one wish a day, and the wishes only last until sunset. As the children try to get their hearts' desires, things go hilariously wrong, and they have a series of amazing adventures that will change their lives. But their last wish gets them into terrible trouble, and it will take all the Psammead's powers to put things right ... This delightfully whimsical drama, adapted by Malcolm McKee, stars Julia McKenzie as the older Jane and Mother, and Simon Carter as the Psammead. The wonder and excitement of much-loved children's classics lives on in BBC Radio's acclaimed full-cast dramatisations, complete with evocative music and sound effects.
System Details Note:
CD Audio.
Subject: Fairies > Juvenile drama.
Wishes > Juvenile drama.
Brothers and sisters > Juvenile drama.
Genre: Children's audiobooks.
Radio adaptations.
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