Tag Archives: BBC2

Country Life in the Plashy Fen

An article in this week’s Spectator recounts the successful career of Country Life magazine. This is on the occasion of the BBC2’s production of a 3-part documentary on how the magazine is put together. The article is written by Nigel … Continue reading

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Waugh Novel Adapted for New BBC2 TV Series

To mark the 50th anniversary of Evelyn Waugh’s death, the BBC has announced the production of a new three-part TV adaptation of his first novel Decline and Fall. The series will be adapted by James Wood who also wrote the … Continue reading

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Sebastian’s New Year’s Resolution

The book publisher Quirk Books has posted a list of New Year’s resolutions recommended for adoption by┬áliterary characters. Here’s the one for Sebastian Flyte from Brideshead Revisited: We love a good teddy bear as much as the next person, but … Continue reading

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