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Kipps by H.G.Wells
Dramatized by Mike Walker
Directed by John Taylor
BBC Radio 4 - Classic Serial - 2 x 60mins - 07.05.2006 - 14.05.2006


Episode 1 - 07.05.2006 - Raised in the respectable gloom of his uncle's shop and looking forward to a career of unremitting drapery, Artie Kipps finds his life changed by an astonishing bit of luck after being hit by a runaway bicycle.
Episode 2 - 14.05.2006 -For the sake of Helen, Artie Kipps tries to adapt himself to the alien rite of a Folkestone anagram tea, where an unexpected encounter shatters everything.


  • Arthur Kipps....Bryan Dick
  • Uncle....Donald Sumpter
  • Aunt....Deborah Findlay
  • Helen Walsingham....Lesley Vickerage
  • Shalford....Jonathan Keeble
  • Chitterlow....Robert Whitelock
  • Young Arthur....Myles Taylor
  • Young Sid....Jordan Clarke
  • Young Ann....Megan Jones
  • Ann....Sinead Matthews
  • Coote....Julian Rhind-Tutt
  • Sid....Simon Balfour

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