Lord Of The Lyceum


20170412 (BBC7)Past luminaries of the stage celebrate the first knight of the theatre.

Jeffrey Richards and a distinguished company of past luminaries of the stage, including Ellen Terry, Violet Vanbrugh, John Martin-Harvey, and Edward Gordon Craig, celebrate the theatrical life and achievement of the first knight of the theatre, Henry Irving.

Stars Daniel Massey as Henry Irving. With Polly James, Diana Olsson, Norman Bird, David March, Clifford Norgate and Crawford Logan.

Written and compiled by Jeffrey Richards.

Producer: John Powell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1988.