Peeps at People - Being Certain Papers from the Writings of Anne Warrington Witherup (Dramatic Reading)

John Kendrick Bangs (1862 - 1922)

Written by a fictitious first-person narrator, this book puts a humorous spin on encounters with several famous people of the time. "I set forth from my office in London upon my pilgrimage to the shrines of the world's illustrious. Readers everywhere are interested in the home life of men who have made themselves factors in art, science, letters, and history, and to these people I was commissioned to go." This version has been read as full cast dramatic reading. -- Summary by TriciaG and from the book.
Edited by linny
Proof listeners: DrPGould, and Nemo
Cast (of chapters with more than 2 readers):
Chapter 1. Nansen
Narrator: KHand
Nansen: Nemo
Publisher: Chuck Williamson
Ticket Agent: Foon

Chapter 2. Mr Hall Caine
Narrator: KHand
Mr. Hall Caine: Chuck Williamson
Hackman: Nemo

Chapter 3. Emperor William
Narrator: KHand
Emperor William: Spoken4
Grand High Chamberlain: Foon

Chapter 6. Zola
Narrator: KHand
Zola: Foon
Hussar: Nemo

Chapter 7. Sir Henry Irving
Narrator: KHand
Henry Irving: Ellies
Property Man: Foon

Chapter 8. Ian McLaran
Narrator: KHand
Ian McLaren: Ellies
Maid: Leanne Yau

Chapter 10. The De Reszkes
Narrator: KHand
Edouard De Reszkes: Jim Gallagher
Jean De Reszkes: pmstrahm
Innkeeper: Foon

Chapter 11. Henryk Sienkiewicz
Narrator: KHand
Henryk Sienkiewicz: Ellies
Salesman and Young Woman: Leanne Yau
Edouard De Reszkes: Jim Gallagher
Jean De Reszkes: pmstrahm

Genre(s): Dramatic Readings, Family Life, Historical Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Nansen Group 00:12:03
Play 02 Mr Hall Caine Group 00:14:03
Play 03 Emperor William Group 00:09:56
Play 04 Alfred Austin KHand
Play 05 Andrew Lang KHand
Play 06 Zola Group 00:12:12
Play 07 Sir Henry Irving Group 00:16:23
Play 08 Ian McLaren Group 00:13:24
Play 09 Rudyard Kipling KHand
Play 10 The De Reszkes Group 00:13:10
Play 11 Henryk Sienkiewicz Group 00:14:42
Play 12 General Weyler KHand