The Strange Gentleman


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(3.6 stars; 10 reviews)

Before he became a novelist, Dickens wrote several successful plays. This one from 1836, his first, he called, “A Comic Burletta in Two Acts”. Characters arrive at a village inn called “The St. James Arms” and much confusion ensues. (Summary by ToddHW)

Cast:
MR. OWEN OVERTON: NoelBadrian
JOHN JOHNSON: Nathanial W.C. Higgins
THE STRANGE GENTLEMAN: David Goldfarb
CHARLES TOMKINS: Algy Pug
TOM SPARKS: John Trevithick
JOHN, TOM, WILL - Waiters 1, 2, 3: ToddHW
JULIA DOBBS: Tiffany Halla Colonna
FANNY WILSON: Amanda Friday
MARY WILSON: Duan
MRS. NOAKES: Christine Nendza
CHAMBERMAID: Eden Rea-Hedrick
Narrator: Kristingj

(1 hr 18 min)

Chapters

Act 1 49:13 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act 2 29:30 Read by LibriVox Volunteers

Reviews

Confused

(4 stars)

When it says in the description that confusion happens, I didn't realize it was also going to be my confusion. The readers were excellent. I shall have to listen again. Perhaps then, I'll figure more of it out.