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