The Fox At The Manger

PL Travers' tale of a fox meeting the Messiah at Christmas, and offering up his cunning.

Episodes

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1990122419921223
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When a fox meets the Messiah at the Nativity, he offers up his cunning.

Magical story starring Wendy Hiller and Alec Mccowen.

1990122419921223
20081224 (BBC7)
20081225 (BBC7)
20101222 (BBC7)
20101223 (BBC7)

When a fox meets the Messiah at the Nativity, he offers up his cunning.

Magical story starring Wendy Hiller and Alec Mccowen.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921223]

Wendy Hiller narrates a magical and unusual retelling of the Christmas story by PL Travers, the author of Mary Poppins.

Dramatised by Brian Sibley Music: David Hewson

Producer Glyn Dearman

Director Kay Patrick. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921223]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921223]

Unknown: Wendy Hiller

Unknown: Mary Poppins.

Dramatised By: Brian Sibley

Music: David Hewson

Producer: Glyn Dearman

Director: Kay Patrick.

Fox: Alec McCowen

The Mother: Jenny Howe

The Child: Richard Pearce

The Ass: Ronald Herdman

The Cow: Maxine Audley

The Sheep: Danny Schiller

The Dove: Danielle Allen

Children: Sebastian Brennan

Children: Ben Dell

Children: Dominic Gerrard

Programme Catalogue - Details: 24 December 199019901224

Producer: G. DEARMAN

Description

A magical retelling of the Christmas story by P.L. TRAVERS, narrated by Wendy HILLER.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

24 Dec 1990 14:02-14:47 (RADIO 4)

23 Dec 1992 14:02-14:47 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ronald Herdman (Actor)

Richard Pearce (Actor)

Danny Schiller (Actor)

Alec Mccowen (Actor)

Jenny Howe (Actor)

Maxine Audley (Actor)

Danielle Allen (Actor)

Sebastian Brennan (Actor)

Ben Dell (Actor)

Dominic Gerrard (Actor)

Brian Sibley (adap)

P Travers (Author)

David Hewson (Composer)

Wendy Hiller (narr)

Kay Patrick (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-11-07

BBC Programme Number: 89DA5603

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4