An Angel At My Table

Winner of ‘Best Series & Serial’ award at BBC Audio Drama Awards 2014

A radio drama adaptation of Janet Frame’s autobiography – one of New Zealand’s most celebrated writers.

First Broadcast:

Saturday 13th & 20th January 2013 at 15:02 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Writer: Janet Frame
Dramatised by: Anita Sullivan
Cast: Lorraine Ashbourne (Janet), Bella Goode (Young Janet), Anna Skellern (Teenage Janet), Barbara Ewing (Mother), Denis Lill (Father/Frank Sargeson), Federay Holmes (Miss Botting/Aunt Polly), Mike Sengelow (John Foster), Georgia Rippon (High School girl), Brianna Cox (High School girl), Tara Goulding-Weston-Webb (Student), Geraldine Wilkins (Student), Isabel Stewart (Myrtle), Leila Barber (Poppy), Molly Doyle (Young Isabel), Celeste Wong (Older Isabel/June), Peter McKenzie (Young Bruddie), William Alexander (Older Bruddie), Ruairi Conaghan (Patrick Reilly/Bernard), Richard Laing (Dr Crawley/Edwin), Daniel Philpott (El Vici), Celia Merias (Catalina) & students from Houghton Valley School & Wellington High School.
Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: David Thomas
Associate Producer: Andrew Foster
Producer/Director: Karen Rose
Music: Hollywood Mama by Billy Casteel and Silver Eagle Sage Bucaroos, Rule Britannia (2) by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus: Carl Davis (LP: Britannia:The Greatest British Album Of The Century), Brazil by Barroso & performed by Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra, Adagio (from The Pathetique Symphony) by Tchaikovsky, A Little On the Lonely Side (unknown artist), Water Theme by Simon Russell, Travel Theme by Simon Russell, Deep Blue Theme by Simon Russell, Family Theme by Simon Russell, School Theme by Simon Russell, Telegraph Wire Music by Simon Russell, Full Fathom Five by Michael Nyman & performed by Ute Lemper, Pennies From Heaven by Johnny Burke/Arthur Johnston & performed by Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio & Invercargill March by Alex Lithgow & performed by Band of the Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery

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