Harold Pinter's The Dreaming Child

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Harold Pinter's The Dreaming Child Unmade Movies The world premiere of Harold Pinter's unproduced film screenplay, based on Karen Blixen's elusive and mysterious short story of love and loss. It's Bristol in 1868 and Emily, married to wealthy Tom Carter, is haunted by her passionate first love affair with a young soldier who subsequently dies at sea. Seven years later and unable to have children themselves, they decide to adopt a boy from the slum.   Jack however is not an ordinary child – and seems to know everything about his new home and family. Cast: Narrator - Anne Reid Emily - Lydia Leonard Tom - Bertie Carvel Charlie - Joshua Silver Mrs Jones - Joanna Scanlan Miss Scott - Susan Woolridge Jack - Jack Hollington Peggy - Rose Leslie Bess - Bryony Hannah Mr Rudd - Karl Johnson Mr Carter - Malcolm Sinclair Children:   Flynn Allen, Esme Allen-Quarmby,   Isabella Blake-Thomas, Joey Price Adapted by Joanna Hogg and Laurence Bowen Director: Joanna Hogg Producer: Laurence Bowen A Feelgood Fiction production for BBC Radio 4  Drama 1 hour, 27 minutes First broadcast: Sat 7th Mar 2015, 14:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM

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