Jennifer Schlueter - North [Drama]

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20160428Samuel West plays Antoine de Saint-Exup\u00e9ry in a mesmerising encounter with Anne Lindbergh.

Drama from BBC Radio 4

2016042820180924 (R4)Written by Jennifer Schlueter & conceived by Christina Ritter

When her husband asks her to meet the author of "The Little Prince", celebrated aviator Anne Morrow Lindbergh is terrified. But the two form a connection which will affect the rest of their lives.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh ..... Christina Ritter
Antoine de Saint Exupery ..... Samuel West
Charles Lindbergh ..... Ian Conningham

Director: Marion Nancarrow

Constructed entirely from the writings of "The Little Prince" author, Antoine de Saint Exupery and the celebrated aviators Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, this off-Broadway hit is the story of their meeting and its consequences and has been re-imagined for radio. It stars its original cast member, Christina Ritter, in her radio debut with actor Samuel West, who saw the production off-Broadway. Delicate and touching, it tells the behind-the-scenes story of one the most celebrated couples in America, the famous and shocking kidnap of their baby and the conflicts which flying, family and writing brought to their lives. This was further complicated by their meeting with one of France's most iconic writers.

Samuel West plays Antoine de Saint-Exup\u00e9ry in a mesmerising encounter with Anne Lindbergh.

Drama from BBC Radio 4

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