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Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 October 198919900714

BBC Programme Number: 87LF1362

First broadcast on 1989-10-03

Recorded on 1989-06-29

Producer: J. JAMES-MOORE

Next in series: 10 October 1989

See more THE WORD MASTER programmes (2)

Description

1."New York" Dick VOSBURGH delves through the well thumbed works of humourist S.J. PERELMAN. Features new and archive interviews, readings of letters written by PERELMAN and an adaptation of 'Entered As Second Class Matter'.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

profiles (programme format)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

03 Oct 1989 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

14 Jul 1990 10:30-11:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Dick Vosburgh

Kerry Shale (Actor)

Jo Kendall (Actor)

Beth Porter (Actor)

Jonathan James-Moore (Producer)

Russell Davies (rdr)

Sue Woodman (rdr)

Anne Gregg (Speaker)

John Lahr (Speaker)

S Perelman (Speaker)

Pat Kavanagh (Speaker)

Prudence Crowther (Speaker)

Philip Hamburger (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 10 October 198919900721

BBC Programme Number: 87LF1363

First broadcast on 1989-10-10

Recorded on 1989-06-29

Producer: J. JAMES-MOORE

Previous in series: 03 October 1989

See more THE WORD MASTER programmes (2)

Description

2."Hollywood" Dick VOSBURGH delves deftly through the well thumbed works of humourist and curmudgeon S. J. PERELMAN. With voices of John LAHR and PERELMAN himself. Plus readings of his letters and an adaptation of 'Scenario'.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

profiles (programme format)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

10 Oct 1989 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

21 Jul 1990 10:30-11:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Dick Vosburgh

Kerry Shale (Actor)

Beth Porter (Actor)

Jonathan James-Moore (Producer)

Anne Gregg (Speaker)

John Lahr (Speaker)

S Perelman (Speaker)

Pat Kavenagh (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4