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The Bell

by Hans Christian Andersen Author · George Zarr Adapter

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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.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Blackstone Publishing
Imprint:
Design Sound Productions
Edition:
Adapted
Publication Date:
2016

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 36.7 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 36.7 MB

Hans Christian Andersen (Author)

Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875) was born in Odense, Denmark, the son of a poor shoemaker and a washerwoman. As a young teenager, he became quite well known in Odense as a reciter of drama and as a singer. When he was fourteen, he set off for t...

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George Zarr (Adapter)

George Zarr is an award-winning writer, producer, director, and composer from Manhattan and currently based in Chicago. He is cowriter, producer, and director of the comedy series Visit New Grimston, Anyway and the international award-winning Litt...

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George Zarr (Director)

George Zarr is an award-winning writer, producer, director, and composer from Manhattan and currently based in Chicago. He is cowriter, producer, and director of the comedy series Visit New Grimston, Anyway and the international award-winning Litt...

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George Zarr (Composer)

George Zarr is an award-winning writer, producer, director, and composer from Manhattan and currently based in Chicago. He is cowriter, producer, and director of the comedy series Visit New Grimston, Anyway and the international award-winning Litt...

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Creators

Narrator :
A Full Cast
Performer :
A Full Cast
Author :
Hans Christian Andersen
Producer :
Voices in the Wind Audio Theatre
Adapter :
George Zarr
Director :
George Zarr
Composer :
George Zarr
Producer :
The First Noelle Productions
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