Rilla of Ingleside (version 3 Dramatic reading)

Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874 - 1942)

Anne of Green Gables is all grown up and married, and this is the story of her daughter “Rilla”, named for the indomitable Marilla Cuthbert of Anne’s childhood. The young Rilla will need all her strength for the dark days ahead, as her coming of age will be in the midst of World War I. Her brothers and sweetheart will go to war, and not all of them will come back. Her sisters will become nurses, but Rilla herself is too young. What can she do back home to support the war effort? How can she be involved in doing good in her own backyard? What difference can one person’s ‘keeping the faith’ make in the titanic struggle of world events?

LM Montgomery, in this final installment of the Anne of Green Gables books, takes us through the terror, the suspense and the sacrifices of ‘The Great War’ as told through the eyes of Rilla. Of course, as in any girl’s diary, there are also chronicled the romances of Miranda, Gertrude, Mary and Rilla herself. At the same time, the small details of everyday life lighten the drama with humorous stories of the antics of the Ingleside cat, the putting on of a wedding with one day’s notice and ‘that prayer meeting’ which will forever go down in the local lore of little Glen St Mary! - Summary by Beth Thomas

Narrated by Esther ben Simonides
Rilla Blythe: Rachel
Susan Baker: Beth Thomas
Mrs. Anne Blythe: Adele de Pignerolles
Dr. Gilbert Blythe: Peter Yearsley
Miss Gertrude Oliver: Kristin Gjerløw
Walter Blythe: Michael Landu
Jem Blythe: Mike Harris
Cousin Sophia: Sonia
Mary Vance: Jennifer Fournier
Kenneth Ford: Dillon McFarlane
Mr. John Meredith/Mr. Norman Douglas: John Burlinson
Irene Howard: Anna Vince

Other characters voiced by: Etel Buss, Mark Chulsky, Michele Eaton, Kathrine Engan, Gaby, Rupert Holliday, Lydia, Diana Majlinger, MaryAnn, Hannah Mary, David Lawrence, Tomas Peter, David Purdy, Roohi, Saffie, Shakira Searle, K. Adrian Stroet, SuperCoconut, Maggie Travers, Twinkle, and Leanne Yau

Audio edited by Rachel

Genre(s): Dramatic Readings, Fictional Biographies & Memoirs

Language: English

Group: Anne of Green Gables and related works

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Dramatis Personae Group 00:03:16
Play 01 Chapter 1: Glen Notes and Other Matters Group 00:21:18
Play 02 Chapter 2: Dew of Morning Group 00:11:27
Play 03 Chapter 3: Moonlit Mirth Group 00:24:49
Play 04 Chapter 4: The Piper Pipes Group 00:24:01
Play 05 Chapter 5: The Sound of a Going Group 00:27:27
Play 06 Chapter 6: Susan, Rilla and Dog Monday make a Resolution Group 00:14:47
Play 07 Chapter 7: A War-Baby and a Soup Tureen Group 00:18:51
Play 08 Chapter 8: Rilla Decides Group 00:15:22
Play 09 Chapter 9: Doc has a Misadventure Group 00:11:11
Play 10 Chapter 10: The Troubles of Rilla Group 00:21:24
Play 11 Chapter 11: Dark and Bright Group 00:20:47
Play 12 Chapter 12: In the Days of Langemarck Group 00:13:42
Play 13 Chapter 13: A Slice of Humble Pie Group 00:17:58
Play 14 Chapter 14: The Valley of Decision Group 00:15:38
Play 15 Chapter 15: Until the Day Break Group 00:14:49
Play 16 Chapter 16: Realism and Romance Group 00:23:58
Play 17 Chapter 17: The Weeks Wear By Group 00:26:21
Play 18 Chapter 18: A War Wedding Group 00:24:10
Play 19 Chapter 19: "They Shall Not Pass" Group 00:18:01
Play 20 Chapter 20: Norman Douglas Speaks Out in Meeting Group 00:12:12
Play 21 Chapter 21: Love Affairs are Horrible Group 00:10:51
Play 22 Chapter 22: Little Dog Monday Knows Group 00:13:46
Play 23 Chapter 23: "And So, Goodnight" Group 00:11:59
Play 24 Chapter 24: Mary is Just In Time Group 00:20:20
Play 25 Chapter 25: Shirley Goes Group 00:15:27
Play 26 Chapter 26: Susan has a Proposal of Marriage Group 00:21:01
Play 27 Chapter 27: Waiting Group 00:28:24
Play 28 Chapter 28: Black Sunday Group 00:10:19
Play 29 Chapter 29: "Wounded and Missing" Group 00:08:21
Play 30 Chapter 30: The Turning of the Tide Group 00:10:08
Play 31 Chapter 31: Mrs Matilda Pittman Group 00:20:23
Play 32 Chapter 32: Word from Jem Group 00:15:14
Play 33 Chapter 33: Victory! Group 00:05:33
Play 34 Chapter 34: Mr Hyde Goes to His Own Place, and Susan Takes a Honeymoon Group 00:07:21
Play 35 Chapter 35: "Rilla-my-Rilla!" Group 00:11:52