Choice Grenfell

Maureen Lipman reinterprets the monologues, letters and songs of comedian Joyce Grenfell.

Episodes

SeriesEpisodeTitleFirst
Broadcast
RepeatedComments
Telephone Call - Tristram - Lally Tullet20001227

Featuring `Telephone Call', a scene of divided loyalties in the outback, `Tristram', who is the despair of his liberal parents, and `Lally Tullet', a steamy taste of close relationships from a Virginian veranda.

01Counterwise - Eng Lit Ii - Opera Interval1998123020001227

Featuring `Counterwise', in which a store assistant encounters the pitfalls of applying sales psychology; `Eng Lit II', in which a vice-chancellor's wife enjoys coffee with her nephew; and `Opera Interval', during which an opera devotee attempts to follow a complicated plot.

01Hats Off, Farewell To Fun20110331 (BBC7)
20110401 (BBC7)

Poems include Monday Morning Mail and Hats, introduced by Janie Hampton.

The poems of Joyce Grenfell read by Maureen Lipman.

Introduced by Janie Hampton.

Including Monday Morning Mail and Hats.

02 LASTHats Off, Song Of Gladness20110401 (BBC7)
20110402 (BBC7)

Poems include The Bumble Bee and My Boy.

Introduced by Janie Hampton.

Maureen Lipman reads more of Joyce Grenfell's poems.

Including The Bumble Bee and My Boy.

0101Counterwise, Opera Interval1998030220100207 BT=1520 (BBC7)
20100208 BT=0320 (BBC7)

A gushing store assistant and an opera lover.

With Maureen Lipman.

From March 1998.

Maureen Lipman recreates the performances of Joyce Grenfell.

0102All My Tomorrows, Pictures Postcard, Lally Tullet1998030320100207 (BBC7)
20100208 (BBC7)

Two songs - and a steamy tale from Virginia.

Maureen Lipman recreates the performances of Joyce Grenfell.

From March 1998.

Maureen Lipman as Joyce Grenfell.

From 1998.

0103Thursdays, Dear François1998030420100207 (BBC7)
20100208 (BBC7)

A wrong number, a poignant song and a letter.

Maureen Lipman as Joyce Grenfell.

From 1998.

Maureen Lipman recreates the performances of Joyce Grenfell.

From March 1998.

0104In The Train, Tristram, Christian Scientists1998030520031206 (BBC7)
20100207 BT=0340 (BBC7)
20100207 BT=1620 (BBC7)
20100208 BT=0420 (BBC7)

Maureen Lipman recreates the monologues, letters and songs of Joyce Grenfell.

From 1998.

Maureen Lipman recreates the monologues, letters and songs originally written and performed by Joyce Grenfell.

From March 1998.

0105 LASTTelephone Call, Mrs Mendlicote, When You Go1998030620100207 BT=1640 (BBC7)
20100208 BT=0440 (BBC7)

Divided loyalties and the song 'When You Go'.

Maureen Lipman as Joyce Grenfell.

From 1998.

Maureen Lipman recreates the performances of Joyce Grenfell.

From March 1998.

020120050515 (BBC7)
20050516 (BBC7)
20060724 (BBC7)
20060725 (BBC7)
20091006 (BBC7)
20091011 (BBC7)

Maureen Lipman compiles and reinterprets monologues, letters and songs by Joyce Grenfell.

Maureen Lipman compiles and reinterprets monologues, letters and songs originally written and performed by Joyce Grenfell.

0202Thursdays - In The Train1999010620010103
20050522 (BBC7)
20050523 (BBC7)
20060731 (BBC7)
20060801 (BBC7)
20091013 (BBC7)

Featuring `Thursdays', a story in which a wrong number nearly turns into a blind date and `In the Train', in which a chatty American remembers the kindness of an ENGLISH actor and a poignant song.

Maureen Lipman reinterprets the monologues, letters and songs of Joyce Grenfell.

Maureen Lipman reinterprets the monologues, letters and songs of comedienne and writer Joyce Grenfell.

From January 1999.

02031999011320050529 (BBC7)
20050530 (BBC7)
20060807 (BBC7)
20060808 (BBC7)
20091020 (BBC7)

Maureen Lipman reinterprets the monologues, letters and songs of Joyce Grenfell.

Maureen Lipman reinterprets the monologues, letters and songs of comedienne and writer Joyce Grenfell.

From January 1999.

0204 LASTShirl - The Wedding Is On Saturday - Life Story1999012020001228
20050605 (BBC7)
20050606 (BBC7)
20060814 (BBC7)
20060815 (BBC7)
20091027 (BBC7)

Featuring `Shirl', who receives an explanatory postcard, `The Wedding Is on Saturday', about pre-nuptial nerves, and `Life Story', a biography revealing how a concert pianist plays whilst away.

Maureen Lipman with more gems from Joyce Grenfell including If I Should Go..., Shirl and The Wedding Is On Saturday.

Maureen Lipman reinterprets the monologues, letters and songs of Joyce Grenfell.

Maureen Lipman reinterprets the monologues, letters and songs of comedienne and writer Joyce Grenfell.

From January 1999.