a selection of letters by Evelyn Waugh, presented and read in five parts by Simon Cadell, produced by Jane Morgan.


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01The Twenties 1992101220060515 (BBC7)
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Extracts of letters by Evelyn Waugh describing life at Oxford, his marriage and divorce in the 1920s.
Read by Simon Cadell.
The main thing that Evelyn Waugh learnt at Oxford was how to drink a great deal without any ill effects.
Extracts of letters by Evelyn Waugh describing life at Oxford, his marriage and divorce in the 1920s.
02Letters To His Family 1992101320060516 (BBC7)
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Despite his reputation of being a fierce father, Waugh's letters to his children were always witty and loving.
03The War 1992101420060517 (BBC7)
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Waugh embarked on his military career with enthusiasm, and managed to maintain his sense of humour despite his disillusionment.
Waugh embarked on his military career with enthusiasm and managed to retain his sense of humour despite his disillusionment.
Evelyn Waugh embarked on his military career with enthusiasm, and managed to maintain his sense of humour despite his disillusionment.
04Letters To Nancy Mitford 1992101520060518 (BBC7)
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Evelyn Waugh's friendship with Nancy Mitford lasted over many years, probably because they were separated by the English Channel.
Evelyn Waugh's friendship with Nancy Mitford lasted over many years, probably because the English Channel separated them.
Evelyn Waugh's friendship with Nancy Mitford lasted over many years, probably because the English Channel kept them apart.
05 LASTLetters To The Betjemans 1992101620060519 (BBC7)
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Evelyn Waugh tried very hard to woo John Betjeman to the Roman Church, and their correspondence often became extremely heated.
 Genome: [r4 Bd=19921012]  A selection of letters by Evelyn Waugh written to his family and friends.
Read by Simon Cadell. 1: The Twenties
The main thing that
Evelyn Waugh learnt at
Oxford was how to drink a lot without any ill effects. Producer Jane Morgan
 Genome: [r4 Bd=19921013]  2: Letters to his Family Evelyn Waugh has a reputation of being a fierce father, which is belied by his letters to his children. always witty as well as loving.
 Genome: [r4 Bd=19921014]  3: The War
Evelyn Waugh embarked on his military career with enthusiasm and hope and was soon disillusioned, but managed to retain his sense of humour in the midst of the disasters of his war.
 Genome: [r4 Bd=19921015]  4: Letters to Nancy Mitford Evelyn Waugh 's friendship with Nancy Mitford lasted over many years, probably because, for most of the time, the English Channel separated them.
 Genome: [r4 Bd=19921016]  5: Letters to the Betjemans Evelyn Waugh tried very hard to woo John Betjeman away from Anglo-
Catholicism to the Roman
Church, and the correspondence often became extremely heated.

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  • Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
  • Read By: Simon Cadell.
  • Producer: Jane Morgan

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  • Unknown: Evelyn Waugh

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  • Unknown: Evelyn Waugh

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  • Unknown: Nancy Mitford
  • Unknown: Evelyn Waugh

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  • Unknown: Betjemans Evelyn Waugh
  • Unknown: John Betjeman

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