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Oenanthe and the Beanstalk is a radio play by Stephen Dunstone. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 26 December 1986. The running time is 75 minutes[1].

Plot

The true story of Jack and the beanstalk.

Cast

  • Polly James
  • Robert Meadmore
  • Geoffrey Matthews
  • Pauline Letts

Produced by John Tydeman


Critical Reception

"the Christmas offering that has stayed most memorably through the discarded tinsel... a bitter-sweet and charming fantasy of lost love, with Jack's mother as the baddie and Jack falling for the giant's young wife[2]."

References

  1. http://www.suttonelms.org.uk/sdunstone.html Diversity Website
  2. The Guardian, 3 Jan 1987
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