David Calcutt - The Daughter Of The Sea


20161016 (BBC7)A seal leaves the ocean and turns into a woman. Ishmael falls hopelessly in love. She agrees to marry him - on one condition.

Adapted from traditional sources by David Calcutt

Starring Mary Wimbush as the Old Woman, Susan Mann as the Girl, Stephen Tomlin as Ishmael and Moir Leslie as the Seal-woman

Seal-woman's song by Sue Harris

Directed at BBC Pebble Mill by Nigel Bryant

First broadcast in Thirty Minute Theatre on BBC Radio 4 in 1993.

20161016 (BBC7)
20161017 (BBC7)
A seal turns into a woman with whom a fisherman falls hopelessly in love.