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Coram Boy

Coram Boy (Nick Hern Books) - Jamila Gavin
Recommended for: Carey, Wanda, Laura
Read from September 28 to October 03, 2013
 
 

 

 

BBC BLURB: Jamila Gavin's dramatisation of her own novel, which tells the story of two orphans at the Coram Hospital for Deserted Children in mid-18th century England.

Young aristocrat Alexander Ashbrook and his best friend Thomas, a carpenter's son, are separated when Alexander runs away from the hospital.




Alexander as narrator ...... Jonathan Slinger
Otis Gardner ...... Marc Warren
Meshak ...... Paul Ready
Meshak's Mother ...... Rachel Atkins
Young Alexander ...... Finlay Glen
Young Thomas ...... Tom Hope
Mrs Lynch ...... Deborah Findlay
Lady Ashbrook ...... Jenny Funnell
Lord Ashbrook ...... Pip Torrens
Mrs Milcote ...... Serena Evans
Melissa ...... Abby Ford
Isobel ...... Julie Cox
Alice ...... Alice Hoskyns-Hill
Edward ...... Sebastian Davies
Matron ...... Joanna Wake

Other parts played by Ian Masters, Roger May, Richard Owens, David Holt, Sara Markland, Thomas Deedigan, Zooey Gleaves, Sam Shiels, Abigail Sitton, Sam Hoiles and Tom Glenister.

Music arranged by Margaret Vincent and performed by The Dulwich 'Coram Boy' Choir and Musicians.

Directed by Celia de Wolff.

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