Description
Shrewdly observed comedy by Jack Rosenthal.
Roy's pet tortoise Merlin is ailing, as is his marriage.
As Merlin slowly regains the will to live, he realises that he needs to do the same.
Mr Lebone....Stanley Baxter
Monica....Olivia Colman
Derek....Rupert Degas
Mr Twentyman....Simon Greenall
Roy....Stephen Mangan
Mrs Chedgrow....Julia Mckenzie
Shelley....Felicity Montagu
Tina....Emma Patterson
Mrs Woodley....Gwyneth Powell
Simone....Amy Shindler
Adapted by Amy Rosenthal.
Directed by Maureen Lipman with Dirk Maggs 

Series

Broadcast Details

  • First broadcast 20071231 (Radio 4)

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