Coram Boy

Genre BBC Radio 4 play adaptation of Jamila Gavin's novel produced by Celia De Wolff

Synopsis

Coram Boy tells the story of two orphans at the Coram Hospital For Deserted Children. The orphans are Toby, saved from an African slave ship, and Aaron, the abandoned son of the heir to a great estate. A story of fathers and sons, set in the dark heart of 18th-century England, Coram Boy is filled with danger and excitement.

Tom's role

Thomas Ledbury (in part 2)

Broadcast dates

Part 1 of 2 Sunday 14th December 2008

Part 2 of 2 Sunday 21st December 2008 - Tom plays the adult Thomas in this episode

Links

BBC Press Office

BBC Classic Serial info page

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