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The Kite

Written by: William Somerset Maugham
Narrated by: John Mills,George Cole
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W. Somerset Maugham's The Kite was first published in 1908. John Mills plays Ned Preston, a prison visitor, who cannot understand the psychology of an inmate, Herbert Sunbury, played by George Cole. Herbert is torn between a fiercely possessive mother, his young wife Betty and his beloved kite.

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  • 21-09-21

Brilliant Radio Play: powerfully conveyed its time & place..

I greatly enjoyed this radio performance of Somerset Maugham’s The Kite. It put me back into a cozy English abode, sitting warmed by a fire in the hearth. Smoking a pipe. Thinking what an ofd lot we humans are. But thinking that in tune with the voices & rhythms of that far away time & English place. The recording was not poor but just right to convey the time & place of the story it unspooled

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  • Andropos 3
  • 21-07-21

Audio quality is very poor

The poor audio quality of this recording makes it nea Rd ly impossible to listen to. Had to give up after a few minutes of straining to make out what the actors were saying.