Stories and poems by classic authors including Lewis Carroll, Rudyard Kipling. Oscar Wilde and Charles Dickens, Edward Lear and others.
Natasha's brilliant reading of Alice brings out the subtlety and irony of the a clever little girl lost in a topsy-turvy world. A Christmas Carol. Charles Dickens' tale of the miserable old miser, Scrooge, is turned into a Christmas panto. Natasha is joined by Rob and together they play all the parts including Bob Cratchet and several ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. The Wizard of Oz is brought to you with a sense of the rolling Kansas landscape, and a magical transportation to the magical land of Oz. Wilde was known for his sparkling and naughty wit, but his children's stories have a poignant tone and Christian themes. The very lively, comic, and sometimes sad (but not for long) adventures of a boy-puppet. Kipling wrote some of the best animal stories for children, including his Jungle Books and Just So stories. His language is rich, inventive, and sonorous. The great detective Sherlock Holmes investigates crimes that baffle Scotland Yard.
The classic story of a spoilt girl who learns to love life, people and nature when she discovers a secret garden.