The Cartoonists

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900902]

Unknown: Frank Whitford

Producer: Judith Bumpus

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900909]

Unknown: Frank Whitford

Unknown: Paula Youens

Producer: Judith Bumpus.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900916]

Unknown: Frank Whitford

Producer: Judith Bumpus.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900923]

Unknown: Frank Whitford

Producer: Judrth Bumpus.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900930]

Unknown: Frank Whitford

Unknown: Colin Wheeler.

Producer: Judith Bumpus.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901007]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19901030]

Unknown: Frank Whitford

Unknown: Paula Youens.

Producer: Judith Bumpus.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 06 June 199019900606

Producer: BUMPUS, Judith

Next in series: ALEX

Previous in series: MEL CALMAN

Description

SBH:The cartoonist interviewed by Frank Whitford for a programme in the second series of The Cartoonists.

PRE:Youens: early work for She magazine mostly about slugs and snails; also worked for Cosmospolitan, Honey and Marxism Today; early work rather earnest, also worked for CND; had started out doing book illustration but got bored by its restrictions; cartoons are tackled in very different way from illustrations - rapid conveyance of idea from brain to hand.

5'51" in - Inspiration from TV and radio - has a radio in every room.

How she works.

What makes her laugh.

Watches and listens a lot.

Who she admires.

OTN:SLN020/89FG0051 TXN/TDT:R4 06-Jun-1990

Broadcast history

06 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Frank Whitford (int)

Judith Bumpus (Producer)

Paula Youens (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 543717.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Alex1990060819900916

Producer: J.

BUMPUS

Next in series: TONY HUSBAND

Previous in series: 06 June 1990

Description

SBH:Russell Taylor and Charles Peattie, who comprise the cartoonist "Alex", interviewed by Frank Whitford for a programme in the second series of The Cartoonists.

PRE:Taylor & Peattie: both do the storylines, Peattie draws.

Had no financial or city knowledge before they started the cartoon strip, they know a bit more now.

Love-hate relationship with their character "Alex".

The strip syndicates abroad so they do not base it on current events in UK financial world.

They have only two cartoons prepared in advance.

5'28" in - how they work; how they got into cartoon business.

"Celeb" cartoon in Private Eye - another insensitive character.

Most cartoon characters are witty losers, these are insensitive winners.

Cartoons have to be incredibly concise.

Example of their work.

Broadcast history

08 Jun 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)

16 Sep 1990 18:15-18:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Frank Whitford (int)

Judith Bumpus (Producer)

Charles Peattie (Speaker)

Russell Taylor (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 543748.

First broadcast on 1990-06-08

Programme Catalogue - Details: Colin Wheeler1990062219900930

Producer: J.

BUMPUS

Next in series: LARRY

Previous in series: TONY HUSBAND

Description

SBH:The cartoonist interviewed by Frank Whitford for a programme in the second series of The Cartoonists.

Broadcast history

22 Jun 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)

30 Sep 1990 18:15-18:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Frank Whitford (int)

Judith Bumpus (Producer)

Colin Wheeler (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 543785.

First broadcast on 1990-06-22

Programme Catalogue - Details: Larry1990062919901007

Producer: J.

BUMPUS

Previous in series: COLIN WHEELER

Description

SBH:The cartoonist "Larry" interviewed by Frank Whitford for a programme in the second series of The Cartoonists.

PRE:Parks: how he got the name "Larry"; was an art teacher for 3 years; how he started in the cartoon business; good average for selling cartoons is 2 out of 10 - it's tough going even when you are well known.

Hardly ever uses captions.

6'23" in - politically a little to the left.

Free-lance work is the best, you are not dependent on one editor.

No disadvantage in living outside London (he lives in Stratford-on-Avon).

Would not encourage anyone to become a cartoonist, it's such hard work getting started.

But its a job and much better than really working.

Always works in a studio away from home.

Produces about 50 drawings a week.

How he works.

Example of his work.

OTN:SLN023/89FG0055

Broadcast history

29 Jun 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)

07 Oct 1990 18:15-18:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Frank Whitford (int)

Judith Bumpus (Producer)

Terry Parks (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 543826.

First broadcast on 1990-06-29

Programme Catalogue - Details: Mel Calman1990052519900902

Producer: J.

BUMPUS

Next in series: 06 June 1990

Previous in series: 01 April 1989

Description

SBH:The cartoonist interviewed by Frank Whitford for a programme in the second series of The Cartoonists.

PRE:Calman admits to melancholy and depression but claims cartoonists are saner than rest of the world; optimism does break through; it takes courage to be yourself; likens his cartoon character to a ventroloquist's dummy; element of wry Jewish humour in his work; regards god as someone who needs a good talking to; British humour.

8'00" in - how he works; need for approval; he exhibits each year at Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, likes sneaking into another area of art.

OTN:SLN018/89FG0050 TXN/TDT:R4 25-May-1990

Broadcast history

25 May 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)

02 Sep 1990 18:15-18:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Frank Whitford (int)

Judith Bumpus (Producer)

Mel Calman (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 543635.

First broadcast on 1990-05-25

Programme Catalogue - Details: Tony Husband1990061519900923

Producer: J.

BUMPUS

Next in series: COLIN WHEELER

Previous in series: ALEX

Description

SBH:The cartoonist interviewed by Frank Whitford for a programme in the second series of The Cartoonists.

Broadcast history

15 Jun 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)

23 Sep 1990 18:15-18:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Frank Whitford (int)

Judith Bumpus (Producer)

Tony Husband (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 543761.

First broadcast on 1990-06-15