Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul 1984


A five-part BBC Radio adaptation by Michelene Wandor of H.G. Well's 1905 "rags-to-riches" novel about a young man's battle to improve his lot and his station in life. H.G. Wells, the narrator ... Paul Daneman Arthur "Artie" Kipps ... Mark Straker Kipps' Uncle ... John Hollis Kipps' Aunt ... Jane Wenham Ann Pornick ... Moir Leslie Chiiterlow ... Nickolas Grace Miss Helen Walshingham ... Kathryn Hurlbutt Emily ... Rosalind Ayres Sid Pornick ... Michael Jenner Mr. Shalford ... Michael Bilton Carshot ... Christopher Biggins Chester Coote ... Christopher Good Henry Walshingham ... Spencer Banks Mrs. Walshingham ... Penelope Lee Miss Lomax ... Margot Boyd Music by Ilona Sekacz Directed by Martin Jenkins Broadcast on BBC Radio 4 19 February - 18 March 1984

This recording is part of the Old Time Radio collection.