In this classic tale adapted from a short story by Hans Christian Andersen the residents of the little village of Langtvæk awaken one overcast morning to the distant ringing of a bell. Forced to wear earplugs to drown out the constant tolling, the sleepless King offers a reward to anyone who finds and stops the bell from ringing. Lecia a young impoverished girl from the village volunteers to set out on the dangerous quest into The Dark Forest of No Return and earn the reward money for her mother. Along the way she meets Frederik, a handsome young boy who plays a wooden flute. As they continue their journey together they encounter bonkberries, a treacherous ravine and come face to face with a Tritch (a tricky witch). A growing fondness develops between the two but will it be enough for them to survive the ordeal and collect the reward? This delightful Full Cast Dramatization by award-winning Radio Dramatist George Zarr features original music and songs with captivating sound effects.
Released: November 22, 2016 / Runtime: 1.1 Hours
Digital Download / MP3 CD
PUBLISHER: Design Sound Productions / DISTRIBUTION: Blackstone Audio
Emma McDonald as Lecia
Keith Burnett as the Baker
Noelle Dupuis as the Mother
BAKER – Keith Burnett, MOTHER – Noelle Dupuis, LECIA – Emma, McDonald, VILLAGER 1 – Denise Benoit, VILLAGER 2 – Connor McMahon VILLAGER 3 – Keith Burnett, COURTIER – Keith Burnett, PRINCESS (DOUBLES AS “DOLLY”) – Sarah Buchanan, FREDERIK – Connor McMahon, MRS. TRITCH – marssie Mencotti, VOID and STORYTELLER – George Zarr