Monthly Archives: October 2011

Derek Granger and friends discuss TV Brideshead in London on Oct. 27th

Derek Granger, producer and (something that was unknown until recently) one of the writers of the highly regarded 1981 Granada Television adaptation of Brideshead Revisited, will be appearing with cast members at the Rayne Theatre (Chickenshed) in Southgate, London on Thurs. Oct. … Continue reading

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Publication of Duncan McLaren’s Evelyn! delayed

Beautiful Books, which this autumn was to have published Duncan McLaren's Evelyn!: Rhapsody for an Obsessive Love, has entered administration. A new publisher is being sought. Prospective readers of the book—a group that surely includes those who were lucky enough … Continue reading

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Dearest Nancy, Darling Evelyn at Bewdley Festival

The 2011 Bewdley Festival, held in Bewdley, Worcestershire, features a performance of Dearest Nancy, Darling Evelyn, a dramatization of the correspondence between Evelyn Waugh and Nancy Mitford. The performance (Oct. 9) stars Fenella Fielding, Nigel Anthony, and Nickolas Grace. A … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 4 Extra to broadcast Evelyn Waugh short stories

From the BBC press release: On Monday 10 October, Radio 4 Extra launches a new strand, The Short Story Zone. Every weekday at 11am (repeated at 9pm and 4am), listeners will hear a selection of contemporary and classic short story … Continue reading

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