Radio Riel is proud to announce the availability on Mixcloud of the popular full-cast performance by the Radio Riel Players of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, dramatised in three parts. But this announcement is tinged with sadness as we remember
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A Caledon Christmas Carol – Now On Mixcloud

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by Elrik Merlin on Tuesday, 6 January, 2015

A Caledon Christmas Carol

Radio Riel is proud to announce the availability on Mixcloud of the popular full-cast performance by the Radio Riel Players of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, dramatised in three parts. But this announcement is tinged with sadness as we remember Alastair Whybrow, our friend, cast member (he played Marley along with some other parts – see below) and Caledon personality, who sadly passed away in December 2014 following a valiant battle against cancer. We dedicate this broadcast to his memory, and to his family and friends in-world and out.

Hear this Second Life Christmas classic in which residents of the Steamlands come together to add a Caledon slant to a traditional seasonal tale. Each part lasts around 30 minutes.

Part 1: Scrooge and Marley

Part 2: Christmas Present

Part 3: Christmas Yet To Come

A (Caledon) Christmas Carol

Dramatised for radio by Saffia Widdershins and Emilly Ladybird.
Cast in order of appearance:
Narrator – Elrik Merlin
Clergyman – Mavromichali Szondi
Grave-digger – Alastair Whybrow
Passer by – Soliel Snook
Young Cratchit 1 – Saffia Widdershins
Young Cratchit 2 – Mavromichali Szondi
Ebenezer Scrooge – Mordecai Scaggs
Bob Cratchit – Podruly Peccable
Fred, Scrooge’s nephew – Mavromichali Szondi
1st Benevolent Lady – Saffia Widdershins
2nd Benevolent Lady – Fuschia Begonia
Marley – Alastair Whybrow
1st Spirit (Christmas Past) – Soliel Snook
Jaeger – Mavromichali Szondi
Fanny, Scrooge’s Sister – Cornelia Rothschild
Fezziwig – Podruly Peccable
2nd Spirit (Christmas Present) – Fuschia Begonia
Mrs Cratchit – Emilly Ladybird
Martha Cratchit – Terry Lightfoot
Tiny Timasina – Cornelia Rothschild
Belle, Fred’s wife – Saffia Widdershins
Mr Topper – Alistair Whybrow
Miss Rose, Belle’s sister – Emilly Ladybird
1st businessman – Mavromichali Szondi
2nd businessman – Podruly Peccable
3rd businessman – Elrik Merlin
4th businessman – Mavromichali Szondi
5th businessman – Alastair Whybrow
Charwoman – Terry Lightfoot
Laundress – Emilly Ladybird
Undertaker’s Man – Mavromichali Szondi
Old Joe – Alastair Whybrow
Husband – Mavromichali Szondi
Wife – Fuschia Begonia
Boy – Cornelia Rothschild

The Radio Riel Players were directed by Fuschia Begonia and
the recording was produced in our Cambridge studios by Elrik Merlin.

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Jim December 29, 2015 at 18:04

Love JJ Heller! Have you discovered Audrey Assad? Oh and The Civil Wars if you like folk kind of music. Those are my ltesat music obsessions.

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