Watership Down [Drama]

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022016111320191224 (BBC7)

Part two of Richard Adams' award-winning novel from 1972. The rabbits have found a new home on Watership Down but to ensure the warren's future they must now confront the terrifying General Woundwort.

Hyzenthlay ..... Lyndsey Marshal
Hazel ..... Gunnar Cauthery
Fiver ..... Robert Emms
Bigwig ..... Alex Lanipekun
Woundwort ..... Paul Hilton
Blackberry ..... Finlay Robertson
Dandelion ..... Luke MacGregor
Holly/Black Emissary ..... Nicholas Murchie
Kehaar ..... Karen BartkeS
trawberry ..... John Dougall
Silver ..... Gavi Singh Chera
Nelthilta ..... Keziah Joseph
Campion ..... John Bowler
The Farmer ..... David Sterne

Produced by Gemma Jenkins
Directed by Marc Beeby

Richard Adams' fantasy classic about a band of rabbits on a quest to establish a new home.

Drama from BBC Radio 4

012016110620191224 (BBC7)
20191223 (BBC7)

Richard Adams' award-winning novel from 1972. Fearful that their home in Sandleford Warren is to be destroyed, a band of rabbits begins an epic and perilous journey to Watership Down.

Hyzenthlay ….. Lyndsey Marshal
Hazel ….. Gunnar Cauthery
Fiver ….. Robert Emms
Bigwig ….. Alex Lanipekun
Blackberry ….. Finlay Robertson
Dandelion ….. Luke MacGregor
Holly/Frith ….. Nicholas Murchie
Strawberry ….. John Dougall
Silver ….. Gavi Singh Chera
Cowslip ….. Keziah Joseph
Kehaar ….. Karen Bartke
Other parts played by John Bowler and David Sterne

Produced by Gemma Jenkins
Directed by Marc Beeby

Watership Down was Richard Adams' first novel and began life as improvised stories told to his two young daughters. Once published it became hugely successful, and won its author the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal.

Richard Adams' fantasy classic about a band of rabbits on a quest to find a new home.

Drama from BBC Radio 4