Tag Archives: Face to Face

BBC: Waugh and Eliot

There will be a program on BBC4 tonight that may be of interest to our readers. This is “Return to TS Eliotland,” presented by A N Wilson. It will air at 9pm and will be available on BBC iPlayer thereafter. … 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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John Freeman (1915-2014)

We’re late in observing this sad event. John Freeman died on December 20, 2014. Here’s his obituary from the Daily Telegraph. Freeman was Waugh’s interviewer for an episode of the BBC’s Face to Face series (described in a recent post).

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Max Hastings Watches the BBC’s Face-to-Face Interviews

In this week’s Spectator, Max Hastings, former Daily Telegraph editor, comments on his viewing of DVDs of the BBC’s Face to Face interviews, which he had recently¬†been sent as a gift. The recordings have been circulation since 2009, and it … Continue reading

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Waugh’s last interviewer dies at 90

Novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard died on January 2 in Suffolk. She was the last person to conduct a broadcast interview of Evelyn Waugh. This was for the BBC Monitor documentary series and was transmitted in February 1964. According to her … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh’s 1960 Face to Face interview with John Freeman

In June 1960 Evelyn Waugh was interviewed by John Freeman for the BBC television program Face to Face. Although during the interview Waugh isn’t exactly bursting with bonhomie and appears more than a little ill at ease (it was apparently … Continue reading

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