Category Archives: Radio

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.Ā 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 EadeĀ 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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Waugh Story on BBC Radio

BBC Radio 4 Extra will broadcast an adaptationĀ of Waugh’s short story “Mr. Loveday’s Little Outing.” This will be a 45-minute performance transmittedĀ tomorrow (Wednesday, 11 November) at 11:15 and 21:15 British time. It will be availableĀ on the internet shortly after the … Continue reading

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Decline and Fall on BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is broadcasting a dramatization of Evelyn Waugh’s first novel Decline and Fall. The scriptĀ is by Jeremy Front, who recently adapted the award-winning radio version of Sword of Honour. Among the cast are Tom Hollander (as Otto) who … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 4’s Sword of Honour wins at 2014 BBC Radio Drama Awards

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.

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