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Novelist Joanna Trollope Salutes Evelyn Waugh

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In a BBC TV interview broadcast last Sunday (March 23, 2014) which continues to be available over the internet on BBC iPlayer, Mark Lawson spoke with novelist Joanna Trollope about her writing career. She is distantly related to the novelist … Continue reading

@темы: BBC, Interviews, Joanna Trollope, Mark Lawson, Miscellaneous, Television Programs, character sources


Waugh as a savior of Victorian heritage

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In a new BBC Four series that started Sunday night, Bunkers, Brutalism and Bloodymindedness: Concrete Poetry, art historian and critic Jonathan Meades cites Evelyn Waugh as one of the leaders of the movement to preserve the Victorian heritage in art … Continue reading

@темы: Victorian Society, Television Programs, Jonathan Meades, Brutalism, BBC, Art, Photography & Sculpture


BBC Radio 4

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Jeremy Front’s dramatization of Evelyn Waugh’s Sword of Honour trilogy, broadcast in seven episodes on BBC Radio 4 last year, won Best Audio Drama (Adaptation) at the 2014 BBC Radio Drama Awards held yesterday in London.

@темы: Events, BBC, Jeremy Front, Radio, Radio 4, Radio Drama Awards, Radio Programs, Sword of Honour


Waugh’s Last Interviewer Dies at 90

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Novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard died earlier this month in Suffolk. She was the last person to conduct a broadcast interview of Evelyn Waugh. This was for the BBC Monitor documentary series and was transmitted in February 1964. According to her memoirs, … Continue reading

@темы: All Change, BBC, Christopher Burstall, Elizabeth jane Howard, Face to Face, Interviews, Letters, Martin Amis, Miscellaneous, Monitor, Slipstream, Television, Television Programs, The Cazalet Chonicles


Waugh makes brief appearance in BBC Documentary about Writers in the Blitz

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A recent episode of the BBC’s series The Culture Show (November 6, 2013), entitled Wars of the Heart, dealt with the experience of several writers during the Blitz. The presenter was James Runcie. The primary focus was on Graham Greene … Continue reading

@темы: BBC, Diaries, Documentaries, Graham Greene, Henry Yorke, James Runcie, Lara Feigel, London, Sightings, Television Programs, The Culture Show, The Love-Charm of Bombs, Wars of the Heart, World War II


Seven days left to listen to Episode 2/7 of BBC Radio 4

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This is the last reminder we’ll be posting about the weekly broadcasts of BBC Radio 4′s adaptation of the Sword of Honour trilogy. New episodes are broadcast on Sundays at 3:00 p.m. UK time, and you have seven days from … Continue reading

@темы: Radio Programs, Radio 4, Radio, Fiction, BBC, Adaptations, Sword of Honour, World War II


Round Britain Quiz

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Remember the difference between standard American and English cryptic crosswords? For the answer “dumb,” an American crossword might provide the clue, “Unable to speak,” whereas an English one would say, “Unspeakably stupid.” If you like your crossword clues a little … Continue reading

@темы: BBC, Radio 4, Radio Programs, Round Britain Quiz


Reminder: Episode 1/7 of BBC Radio 4

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You have seven days left to listen to the episode at www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qfz6.

@темы: Adaptations, BBC, Fiction, Radio, Radio 4, Radio Programs, Sword of Honour, World War II


Evelyn Waugh’s 1960 Face to Face interview with John Freeman

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In June 1960 Evelyn Waugh was interviewed by John Freeman for the BBC television program Face to Face. Although during the interview Waugh isn’t exactly bursting with bonhomie and appears more than a little ill at ease (it was apparently … Continue reading

@темы: 1960, BBC, Evelyn Waugh, Face to Face, Interviews, Joan Bakewell, John Freeman, Television Programs, YouTube


Broadcast of BBC Radio 4

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The first episode of the new BBC Radio 4 seven-part adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s Sword of Honour trilogy will be broadcast on Sept. 29th at 3:00 p.m. UK time. Archived episodes should be available for up to seven days after broadcast … Continue reading

@темы: Adaptations, BBC, Fiction, Radio, Radio 4, Radio Programs, Sword of Honour


Major seven-part adaptation of Sword of Honour trilogy coming to BBC Radio this year

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From The Stage: A BBC awards scheme that launched the careers of actors such as Stephen Tompkinson and Richard Griffiths has named this year’s winners, with all the recipients being cast in a major seven-part adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s Sword … Continue reading

@темы: Adaptations, BBC, Carleton Hobbs, Jeremy Front, Norman Beaton, Radio, Radio Programs, Sword of Honour, World War II


BBC Radio 4 discussion of Decline and Fall

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On Feb. 21, on the BBC Radio 4 program In Our Time, David Bradshaw (Professor of English Literature at Worcester College, Oxford), John Bowen (Professor of Nineteenth-Century Literature at the University of York) and Ann Pasternak Slater (Senior Research Fellow at … Continue reading

@темы: Ann Pasternak Slater, BBC, David Bradshaw, Decline and Fall, Discussions, Fiction, In Our Time, John Bowen, Melvyn Bragg, Radio 4, Radio Programs


BBC television documentary on the Commandos in WWII

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EWS member Jeffrey Manley brings to our attention Castle Commando, a fascinating new BBC documentary about British Commandos in World War II and their specialized training. Mr. Manley writes: [The program] features prominently both Waugh and his nemesis Lord Lovat. … Continue reading

@темы: Commandos, BBC, Documentaries, Jeffrey Manley, Television Programs, World War II

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