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    • Dick Whittington (Vintage BBC Radio Panto)

    • By: Chris Emmett
    • Narrated by: Anita Harris, Kenneth Connor, Frank Thornton, and others
    • Length: 56 mins
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    Dick Whittington has come to London to seek his fortune. He’s heard the streets are paved with gold, though after three days sleeping on them he hasn’t yet found riches. But then he finds a friend in Tommy the Cat and the Alderman’s daughter Alice Fitzwarren falls in love with him. It seems his luck is changing – until the evil King Rat threatens everything. Can the magical Spirit of the Bells put things right and help Dick achieve his heart’s desire?

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Sleeping Beauty (Vintage BBC Radio Panto)

    • By: Chris Emmett
    • Narrated by: Terry Wogan, Kenneth Connor, Frank Thornton, and others
    • Length: 57 mins
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    The King and Queen are delighted to have Rosebud as their baby daughter. But her christening ceremony is rudely interrupted by the Wicked Fairy Carabosse, who gives the baby a gift she won’t forget. If Rosebud pricks her finger and spills a drop of blood she will then fall into the deepest sleep of all. And only a seventh son of a seventh son can break the spell.... Starring Terry Wogan, Kenneth Connor, Frank Thornton, June Whitfield, Nerys Hughes, Maureen Lipman – and guest starring Jimmy Young – this classic panto was recorded in front of a live audience and first broadcast on BBC.

    Regular price: $8.26