By RK Narayan, dramatised by Ronald Frame.

The companion of a Sadu, an ageing tiger, looks back on his life.

This comic narrative views human absurdities through the eyes of a wild animal.

Deputy/Zoo Keeper/Captain/Jaddu....Paul Bazely

Teacher....Meneka Das

Alphonse/Mandan....Kulvinder Ghir

Shekar....Raman Goyal

Wife....Indira Joshi

Raja, the Tiger....Raad Rawi

The Master....Nadim Sawalha

Director Lu Kemp.


Description
By RK Narayan, dramatised by Ronald Frame.
Now the companion of a Sadu, an ageing tiger looks back on his life.
A rich evocation of Indian life in the 1970s, this comic narrative views human absurdities through the eyes of a wild animal.
Directed by Lu Kemp
An aging tiger looks back on his life and the human absurdities of 1970s India.
By R K Narayan, dramatised by Ronald Frame.
Now the companion of a Sadu, an ageing tiger looks back on his life. A rich evocation of Indian life in the 1970s, this comic narrative views human absurdities through the eyes of a wild animal.

Duration

  • 45 Minutes

Genre

  • Genre: Drama

Series

Broadcast Details

  • First broadcast 20061009 (Radio 4)
  • Repeated:
    • 20080912
    • 20080912  (BBC7)
    • 20130515  (R4+)
    • 20130516  (R4+)

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