The classic tale from Mark Twain retold in a radio dramatized version by The Colonial Radio Theatre. The Prince and the Pauper revolves around two boys in 1547 England. Tom Canty, the pauper, and Edward II, son of King Henry VIII, discover their incredible likeness and decide to swap clothes. What occurs after this is anything but what they would have expected-Edward is mistaken for a pauper and kicked to the streets, while Tom is seen as the Prince Edward. Both must overcome their social differences, with the real prince living as a pauper and the pauper as a prince. Will they be able to change places back before the wrong boy is crowned king? Find out in Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper!
Unabridged audio CD; approximately 2 hours; 2 CDs.
In this faithful adaptation of Mark Twain's immortal classic, two boys, one a pauper and the other a prince, discover that they share an incredible likeness and accidentally find their roles in life reversed. The young prince must now contend with London's criminals, vagabonds and lunatics, while the pauper finds that he has a country to run, and internal plots to thwart. Can the real prince reclaim his right before an imposter is crowned in his place? And will his look-alike give up his regal position and return to a life of poverty? An adventure for the young and young at heart, bursting with non-stop excitement, wit and warmth, as the spirit of Twains beloved classic comes to life with a full cast, music score, and thousands of sound effects.
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