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Waughs in Magazines

Two recent magazine articles are devoted to Waughs. The current issue of the┬áTablet contains an article entitled “Scoop revisited.” This is┬áby critic and novelist D.J. Taylor and relates to┬áthe 1960 BBC Face-to-Face TV interview that was recently rebroadcast on 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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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┬ábeen sent as a gift. The recordings have been circulation since 2009, and it … 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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