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ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN
by Alan Ayckbourn | Read by Rosalind Ayres, Kenneth Danziger, Martin Jarvis, Jane Leeves, Christopher Neame, Carolyn Seymour

What makes the NORMAN CONQUESTS trilogy so listenable and so entertaining throughout is that all six actors never lose track of their characters. This isn’t a broad comedy with broad comic types. Every line sounds as if it were meant to be said, no matter how silly, and there are some wonderfully silly lines. The action in this third installment takes place in the garden outside the family home. Here Rosalind Ayres, Jane Leeves, (FRASIER), and Carolyn Seymour all realize that Norman has made a drunken pass at all three of them, even his own wife, and although none of them sound like they want to go to dull, damp Bournemouth for a quick tryst, in the end Norman has conquered all our hearts. B.P. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine