Jamila Gavin - Coram Boy

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01The Coram Man20081214 (BBC7)
20130930 (BBC7)

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.

01The Coram Man20081214 (BBC7)
20130930 (BBC7)

Young aristocrat Alexander Ashbrook runs away from the Hospital for Deserted Children.

01The Coram Man20081214 (BBC7)
20131001 (BBC7)

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.

01The Coram Man20081214 (BBC7)
20131001 (BBC7)

Young aristocrat Alexander Ashbrook runs away from the Hospital for Deserted Children.

02 LASTAngel Child20081221 (BBC7)
20131001 (BBC7)

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.

While Toby dreams of one day finding his parents, his benefactor Gaddarn has other plans for his future and Aaron is determined to save him.

Alexander Ashbrook ...... Jonathan Slinger

Thomas Ledbury ...... Tom Riley

Gaddarn ...... Marc Warren

Meshak ...... Paul Ready

Meshaks Mother ...... Rachel Atkins

Aaron ...... Oscar North

Toby ...... Oriel Agranoff

Mrs Lynch ...... Deborah Findlay

Lady Ashbrook ...... Jenny Funnell

Lord Ashbrook ...... Pip Torrens

Mrs Milcote ...... Serena Evans

Melissa ...... Abby Ford

Isobel ...... Julie Cox

Mr Burney ...... David Collings

Handel ...... David Holt

Mrs Hendry ...... Mel Hudson

Other parts played by Ian Masters, Roger May, Zooey Gleaves, Catherine Hindmarsh, Beatrice Born, Rebecca Hindmarsh.

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

Directed by Celia de Wolff.

02 LASTAngel Child20081221 (BBC7)
20131001 (BBC7)

Toby and Aaron dream of finding their parents, but Toby's benefactor has other plans.

02 LASTAngel Child20081221 (BBC7)
20131002 (BBC7)

Toby and Aaron dream of finding their parents, but Toby's benefactor has other plans.