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Handful, Oxford and North End Road

Author Gill Hornby in her Daily Mail column takes up the literary genre of expat novels. This is in response to two of her children expatriating themselves: We Brits didn’t only build the model for expat life, we’ve also provided its … Continue reading

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Two Hitchenses on Waugh

Articles on Waugh by brothers Christopher and Peter Hitchens have recently been resurrected on the internet. These are Christopher’s essay “The Permanent Adolescent” which originally appeared in The Atlantic magazine for April 2003 and was later collected in Arguably. This is now … Continue reading

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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 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 … 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 … 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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