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“Waugh, Auberon, Dog Lovers Party…”

In the final episode last night on BBC1 of A Very English Scandal, Auberon Waugh does make a very brief appearance, as promised by the excellent background article in Radio Times. This occurs in a re-enactment of the announcement of … Continue reading

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Special Thorpe Trial Bonus Tonite on BBC4

Following tonight’s broadcast on BBC1 of the final episode of the docudrama relating to the Jeremy Thorpe scandal (A Very English Scandal), BBC4 will broadcast a previously suppressed Panorama episode relating to the trial. According to the BBC’s website: In … Continue reading

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Times Previews Episode 3 of Decline and Fall

The Times has provided a detailed preview of tonight’s final episode of the BBC’s adaptation of Waugh’s novel Decline and Fall. Not surprisingly, given the darker contents of the latter part of the novel, the preview by James Jackson finds … Continue reading

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Episode 2 of Decline and Fall to Air Tonight

Several of the papers have previewed the second episode of Decline and Fall which will be transmitted this evening on BBC One at 9pm. The most detailed advance description of this episode appears in the “Viewing Guide” column by Ed Potton … Continue reading

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More Reviews (Mostly Favorable) of BBC’s Decline and Fall

The reviews of the BBC’s adaptation of Decline and Fall continue to pile up after last night’s transmission of Episode One. These are nearly all favorable. There was a split decision in the Guardian. An editorial thought the project misguided: … Continue reading

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Papers Praise BBC’s Decline and Fall

The Times, Daily Telegraph and Guardian all make tonight’s first episode of the BBC’s adaptation of Decline and Fall recommended viewing. The notice in the Times’s “Viewing Guide” by James Jackson is the most detailed: Alongside that other academia satire, … Continue reading

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Date Set for BBC Broadcast of Decline and Fall

Radio Times has announced the time and date for the broadcast of BBC’s adaptation of Waugh’s novel Decline and Fall. Episode 1 will be transmitted on Friday 31 March at 9pm UK time. This will be on BBC1 rather than BBC2 … Continue reading

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Radio Times Article on 1967 BBC TV Adaptation

The director of the BBC’s 1967 TV adaptation of Waugh’s Sword of Honour wrote an article in Radio Times on the occasion of its rebroadcast in November 1968. Donald McWhinnie, “Three From Evelyn Waugh,” Radio Times, 28 November 1968, p. … Continue reading

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Progress Report from BBC Production of Decline and Fall

Radio Times has published a progress report from BBC’s production of its adaptation of Decline and Fall in Wales. This includes a photo of actor Jack Whitehall made up as Paul Pennyfeather. Whitehall just joined the ongoing production in Wales: … Continue reading

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