The Canterbury Tales

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Part 120181229

1/2 Queen of Ambridge amateur theatricals, Lynda Snell, takes charge of this barnstorming new adaptation of Chaucer’s classic tales. Join the cast of The Archers to enjoy stories of courtly love, deadly rivalry and boisterous sex - with a little bit of magic thrown in for good measure.

“A festive feast of spellbinding stories and bawdy banter … Another Lynda Snell triumph!” – The Borchester Echo

Written by Geoffrey Chaucer
Dramatised by Nick Warburton

Director …. Kim Greengrass
Producer …. Alison Hindell

Tellers of the Tales:
Ruth Archer & Chaucer.... Felicity Finch
David Archer & the Host.... Timothy Bentinck
Kirsty Miller.... Annabelle Dowler
Eddie Grundy.... Trevor Harrison
Lilian Bellamy.... Sunny Ormonde
Jazzer McCreary.... Ryan Kelly

The Knight’s Tale:
Theseus.... Nick Barber
Woman of Thebes.... Sunny Ormonde
Jailer.... Trevor Harrison
Palamon.... Barry Farrimond
Arcite.... James Cartwright
Emily.... Emerald O’Hanrahan
Soldier & Jolly Theban.... Ryan Kelly
Gatekeeper.... Timothy Bentinck
Diana.... Felicity Finch

The Miller’s Tale:
John.... Timothy Bentinck
Alison.... Annabelle Dowler
Nicholas.... James Cartwright
Absolon.... Nick Barber

The Wife of Bath’s Tale:
Knight.... Barry Farrimond
King Arthur.... Trevor Harrison
Queen.... Annabelle Dowler
Crone.... Carole Boyd

The Sailor’s Tale:
Merchant.... James Cartwright
Monk.... Nick Barber
Wife.... Emerald O’Hanrahan

Other roles played by members of the company.

Studio Managers.... Andy Partington & Vanessa Nuttall
Production Co-ordinators.... Sally Lloyd & Mel Ward

The Archers present Chaucer\u2019s tales of courtly love, deadly rivalry and boisterous sex.

Radio 4 drama

The Canterbury Tales. Part 220190105

2/2 Queen of Ambridge amateur theatricals, Lynda Snell, takes charge of this barnstorming new adaptation of Chaucer’s classic tales. Join the cast of The Archers to enjoy more stories of courtly love, deadly rivalry and boisterous sex - with a little bit of magic thrown in for good measure.

“A festive feast of spellbinding stories and bawdy banter … Another Lynda Snell triumph!” – The Borchester Echo

Written by Geoffrey Chaucer
Dramatised by Nick Warburton

Director …. Kim Greengrass
Producer …. Alison Hindell

Tellers of the Tales:
Ruth Archer & Chaucer .... Felicity Finch
David Archer & the Host .... Timothy Bentinck
Justin Elliott …. Simon Williams
Lynda Snell …. Carole Boyd
Jim Lloyd …. John Rowe
Susan Carter …. Charlotte Martin

The Pardoner’s Tale:
Roisterer 1 .... James Cartwright
Roisterer 2 …. Ian Pepperell
Roisterer 3 …. Barry Farrimond
Old Man .... John Rowe
Chemist .... Charlotte Martin

The Friar’s Tale:
Summoner .... Simon Williams
Fiend .... Timothy Bentinck
Carter .... Ian Pepperell
Old Woman .... Felicity Finch

The Franklin’s Tale:
Aurelius .... Barry Farrimond
Averagus .... James Cartwright
Dorigen .... Annabelle Dowler
Dorigen’s friend .... Charlotte Martin
Plus a mystery appearance from an unexpected Ambridge resident.

The Bailiff’s Tale:
Symkin .... Timothy Bentinck
Alan .... Barry Farrimond
John .... Ian Pepperell
Kate .... Felicity Finch
Molly .... Annabelle Dowler

Other roles played by members of the company.

Studio Managers .... Andy Partington & Vanessa Nuttall
Production Co-ordinators .... Sally Lloyd & Mel Ward

The Archers present more tales of courtly love, deadly rivalry and boisterous sex.

Radio 4 drama

Part 120181229

1/2 Queen of Ambridge amateur theatricals, Lynda Snell, takes charge of this barnstorming new adaptation of Chaucer’s classic tales. Join the cast of The Archers to enjoy stories of courtly love, deadly rivalry and boisterous sex - with a little bit of magic thrown in for good measure.

“A festive feast of spellbinding stories and bawdy banter … Another Lynda Snell triumph!” – The Borchester Echo

Written by Geoffrey Chaucer
Dramatised by Nick Warburton

Director …. Kim Greengrass
Producer …. Alison Hindell

Tellers of the Tales:
Ruth Archer & Chaucer .... Felicity Finch
David Archer & the Host .... Timothy Bentinck
Kirsty Miller .... Annabelle Dowler
Eddie Grundy .... Trevor Harrison
Lilian Bellamy .... Sunny Ormonde
Jazzer McCreary .... Ryan Kelly

The Knight’s Tale:
Theseus .... Nick Barber
Woman of Thebes .... Sunny Ormonde
Jailer .... Trevor Harrison
Palamon .... Barry Farrimond
Arcite .... James Cartwright
Emily .... Emerald O’Hanrahan
Soldier & Jolly Theban .... Ryan Kelly
Gatekeeper .... Timothy Bentinck
Diana .... Felicity Finch

The Miller’s Tale:
John .... Timothy Bentinck
Alison .... Annabelle Dowler
Nicholas .... James Cartwright
Absolon .... Nick Barber

The Wife of Bath’s Tale:
Knight .... Barry Farrimond
King Arthur .... Trevor Harrison
Queen .... Annabelle Dowler
Crone .... Carole Boyd

The Sailor’s Tale:
Merchant .... James Cartwright
Monk .... Nick Barber
Wife .... Emerald O’Hanrahan

Other roles played by members of the company.

Studio Managers .... Andy Partington & Vanessa Nuttall
Production Co-ordinators .... Sally Lloyd & Mel Ward

The Archers present Chaucer\u2019s tales of courtly love, deadly rivalry and boisterous sex.

Radio 4 drama