The Radio Riel Players Christmas Special: “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens

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by Gabrielle Riel on Friday, 26 December, 2008

L to R: Fuschia Begonia, Saffia Widdershins, Elrik Merlin and Mavromichali Szondi
outside Scrooge & Marley’s establishment in Winterland
(Photo: Saffia Widdershins)
Radio Riel is proud to present a special program by the Radio Riel Players… A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. Tune in to hear your favorite Caledonians turn in delightful performances, adding a Caledon slant to a traditional favorite.

Please join us for these special installments of Radio Riel Theatre! We will gather at Radio Riel Headquarters in Edison Hypatia ( to listen to the program in three parts over three days. The program will run on Radio Riel’s event stream,, and includes times suitable for both US and EU listeners.

The schedule is as follows:

Friday, December 26
Part 1, 7pm SLT

Saturday, December 27
Part 1, 1pm SLT
Part 2, 7pm SLT

Sunday, December 28
Part 2, 1pm SLT
Part 3, 7pm SLT

Monday, December 29
Part 3, 1pm SLT

A Christmas Carol
Dramatised for radio by Saffia Widdershins and Emily Ladybird.

The Cast:

Narrator — Elrik Merlin
Clergyman — Mavromichali Szondi?
Grave-digger — Alistair Whybrow
?Passerby — 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 — Alistair Whybrow
1st Spirit (Christmas Past) — Soliel Snook
Jaeger — Mavromichali Szondi
Fanny, Scrooge’s Sister — Cornelia Rothschild
Fezziwig — Podruly Peccable
2nd Spirit — Fuschia Begonia
Mrs Cratchit — Emily Ladybird
Martha Cratchit — Terry Lightfoot
Tiny Timasina — Cornelia Rothschild
Belle, Fred’s wife — Saffia Widdershins
Mr Topper — Alistair Whybrow
Miss Rose, Belle’s sister — Emily Ladybird
1st businessman — Mavromichali Szondi
2nd businessman — Podruly Peccable
3rd businessman — Elrik Merlin
4th businessman — Mavromichali Szondi
5th businessman — Alistair Whybrow
Charwoman — Terry Lightfoot
Laundress — Emily Ladybird
Undertaker’s Man — Mavromichali Szondi
Old Joe — Alistair 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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