Category Archives: Radio

BBC Broadcast from Castle Howard Chapel

Last Sunday’s broadcast of the BBC Radio 4 program Sunday Worship came from the chapel of Castle Howard. The celebrant was the Right Reverend James Jones, retired Anglican Bishop of Liverpool, and his subject was “Responding to God’s Grace.”  He … Continue reading

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Cecil Beaton Film and Graham Greene Radio Drama

The director of a new documentary film about Cecil Beaton discusses his life in an article in The Times: “The dark side of Cecil Beaton.” This is Lisa Immordino Vreeland and her film is entitled Love, Cecil. Here’s an excerpt … Continue reading

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Scoop Rebroadcast on BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 Extra earlier this week rebroadcast a two-hour adaptation of Waugh’s 1938 novel Scoop. This was written by Jeremy Front who has also adapted for radio Decline and Fall (2016), Sword of Honour (2013) and Brideshead Revisited (2003). The Scoop dramatization was first … Continue reading

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BBC Rebroadcasts Brideshead Radio Adaptation

BBC Radio 4 Extra will rebroadcast the 4-episode series of Brideshead Revisited starting tomorrow (Tuesday, 4 October) at 10am. Each episode is 1 hour, and they will be broadcast on successive days at the same time each day until the … Continue reading

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BBC Posts Photo of Capt. Waugh at Brains Trust

BBC Radio 4 has posted on its Twitter page a photo of Waugh taken at his appearance in a wartime broadcast of its popular Home Service radio program called Brains Trust. The posting is in connection with National Book Lovers Day … Continue reading

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Russian Radio Dramatization of The Loved One

A Russian radio dramatization of The Loved One (Nezabvennaia) has been posted on YouTube. The entire production plays for nearly 4 hours, but it was apparently broadcast in shorter episodes earlier this year. It was produced by Teatr Radio Rossii … Continue reading

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Another Literary Anniversary

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Graham Greene’s death in 1991. There have been several events associated with this anniversary. Perhaps the most ambitious is the BBC’s undertaking to adapt four of Greene’s novels for radio presentations. The most … Continue reading

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BBC to Air New Waugh Biography

BBC Radio 4 will broadcast a reading of the new biography of Evelyn Waugh by Philip Eade in its Book of the Week series. The broadcast will be in 5 episodes starting next Monday, 4 July at 0945a (London time). The … Continue reading

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BBC to Rebroadcast Waugh Radio Classics

BBC Radio 4 has posted schedules for next week in which two Waugh radio programs will be rebroadcast. The first is the 7 episode series of Sword of Honour from 2013. This was dramatized by Jeremy Front, whose adaptation won … Continue reading

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BBC to Rebroadcast “On Guard”

BBC Radio 4 Extra will rebroadcast Waugh’s short story “On Guard.” The dramatization will be transmitted in two parts on 7 and 8 January 2016. Here’s the schedule. It will also be available on the internet via BBC iPlayer after … Continue reading

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