Alice In Wonderland & Through The Looking Glass – Lewis Carroll
Alan Bennett reads both of Lewis Carroll’s enduringly popular ‘Alice’ stories. ‘Alice in Wonderland’: Young Alice leads an ordinary sort of life until, one day, she follows a rabbit down a hole and embarks on a series of adventures with some of the most weird and wonderful characters anyone has ever encountered! She soon discovers that nothing is ordinary in Wonderland – least of all the Mad Hatter, the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat, the Duchess and the Mock Turtle. ‘Through the Looking Glass’: Alice sees another world in the looking glass and wishes she could go there – but when her wish comes true she embarks on a game of chess like she’s never known before! Her aim is to become Queen of the Chess Board, and in order to achieve it she takes counsel from Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Humpty Dumpty, the Lion and the Unicorn and a very helpful gnat. Alan Bennett’s delightful readings beautifully complement the sparkling wit and intelligence of Lewis Carroll’s enduring children’s classics.