A BBC Snark

On January 2 at 9:15 pm (Greenwich Mean Time) BBC Radio 4 Extra rebroadcasted a 45-minute adaptation of “The Hunting of the Snark,” directed by Charlotte Riches, narrated by actor Tony Richardson, and with music and songs composed by Katie Chatburn. First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2015, it is available for online listening for the rest of the month. The last time the BBC did “The Snark” was in December of 1963, with Sir Alec Guinness doing the honors. Although not downloadable, one can record the audio on one’s computer using Audacity or similar software.