The Secret Garden (dramatic reading)

The Secret Garden (dramatic reading)
by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849 – 1924)

Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic children’s novel is about orphaned Mary Lennox, who is sent to live with her uncle at Misslethwaite Manor in Yorkshire. Initially a sour, bad-tempered child, Mary begins to bloom under the influence of nature when she discovers a long-abandoned garden on the grounds of her uncle’s estate. Burnett’s novel is brought to life in this dramatic reading by LibriVox volunteers who lend their voices to her characters. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)

Cast
Narrator/Martha: Elizabeth Klett
Mary Lennox: Arielle Lipshaw
Mrs. Lennox: Caprisha Page
Colonel McGrew/Dr. Craven: Tyler Harms
Basil/Mrs. Sowerby: Victoria Martin
Mrs. Crawford: Availle
Officer’s Wife: Pamela Krantz
Archibald Craven: Alex Lau
Mrs. Medlock: Grace Garrett
Station Master: Martin Geeson
Ben Weatherstaff: Andy Minter
Dickon: Charlotte Duckett
Colin Craven: Amanda Friday
Nurse: Kara Shallenberg
Mr. Roach: John Trevithick
Lilias Craven: Eden Rea-Hedrick

Audio edited by Elizabeth Klett

 

The Secret Garden
Cover of a 1911 publication of The Secret Garden
Author(s) Frances Hodgson Burnett
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre(s) Children’s novel
Publisher Frederick A. Stokes (US)
Heinemann (UK)
Publication date 1911
Pages 234