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Decline and Fall on YouTube

All three episodes of the BBC TV adaptation of Waugh's novel Decline and Fall are currently posted on YouTube. They may be watched on your computer without a UK internet connection. Here are the links:Episode 1Episode 2Episode 3For those who do … Continue reading

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Decline and Fall and Some Others

Harry Mount writing in the Catholic Herald offers these additional thoughts about the BBC's production:The new BBC One version of Decline and Fall was pretty good – but it could only fall short of the book. The genius of Evelyn … Continue reading

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Final Episode of BBC Arena's Waugh Trilogy Now Available

Episode 3 of the 1987 BBC Arena "Waugh Trilogy" is now posted on YouTube. This is entitled "An Englishman's Home." With this posting, all three episodes are now available. See earlier posts. Like the previous ones, this episode is also  of a high quality … Continue reading

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Part 2 of BBC Arena Trilogy Posted

Part 2 of the BBC Arena's Waugh Trilogy has been posted on YouTube. This is entitled "From Mayfair to the Jungle" and covers the 1930s continuing through the war to Brideshead Revisited. Those interviewed include William Deedes, Dorothy Lygon, John … Continue reading

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BBC Arena Waugh Trilogy Available Online

Part 1 of the 1987 BBC Arena three-part documentary, usually called the "Waugh Trilogy," has been posted on YouTube. This is entitled "Bright Young Things." It was last broadcast in 2008. The series was directed and narrated by Nicholas Shakespeare, and some of … Continue reading

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Video Bookseller

Booksellers Peter Harrington have stepped up their promotion by showing their prize offerings on YouTube. One of their video offerings is a first edition of Waugh's 1928 novel Decline and Fall with a pristine dust wrapper. The book is presented by … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh: Wiki Audio

Some one has posted on YouTube an audio version of Evelyn Waugh's Wikipedia entry. It is read by a digital voice with a British accent and is unpleasant to listen to. I would only recommend it to some one whose vision … 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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Lisa Hilton Video re Brideshead

Novelist and biographer Lisa Hilton has posted a one-minute video in the Why I Love This Book series explaining why Waugh's 1945 novel Brideshead Revisited is her favorite novel. She is most impressed by the quality of the writing which managed, … Continue reading

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Brideshead Cast and Crew Interviews Posted on YouTube

The English Touring Theatre has posted on YouTube snippets  from interviews of the cast and crew of the Brideshead Revisited stage adaptation. The play, scripted by Bryony Lavery, opened last night at the York Theatre Royal. Reviews are eagerly awaited.

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