The Book of Danielle
Drama of the Week
Friday, 13 August
Narrator/Eli ..... Henry Goodman
Danni ..... Alexis Zegerman
Joel ..... Aaron Gelkoff
Naomi ..... Susannah Wise
Mummy ..... Sue Kelvin
Kirstie Clarke ..... Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Cody ..... Jospeh Ayre
Newsreader ..... Simon Ludders
Policeman ..... Shaun Mason
Directed by Sally Avens
A fast talking fantastical comedy: Danni is drowning in a quagmire of catastrophic news. Her one wish is to rid the world & her family of its tormentors. Bu t when she unwittingly conjures up a golem to help her she finds herself unable to control its actions.
Jeremy Front is best known for his much loved adaptations of the Charles Paris Mysteries. He also writes the comedy series Jack and Millie and Incredible Women for Radio 4.
Henry Goodman is a 7 times Olivier Award nominee. He has appeared in countless films and stage productions and won an Olivier for Best Actor in a Musical playing Charles Guiteau in Assassins at the Donmar Warehouse and the Olivier Award for Best Actor for Shylock in The Merchant of Venice at the National Theatre.
Alexis Zegerman is an actress and writer. She won a British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress in Mike Leigh's comedy-drama film Happy-Go-Lucky.
Alexis recently appeared as Eva Jacobowicz in Tom Stoppard's play Leopoldstadt.
This drama was originally aired on Radio 4.