Joyce Grenfell Requests The Pleasure

Episodes

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01

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Childhood memories of her American mother telling stories and 'being French'.

The comedienne reads from her autobiography: childhood memories of her American mother telling stories and 'being French'.

0120100201 (BBC7)
20100202 (BBC7)

Childhood memories of her American mother telling stories and 'being French'.

The comedienne reads from her autobiography: childhood memories of her American mother telling stories and 'being French'.

02

0220100202 (BBC7)
20100203 (BBC7)

Memories of her father - an architect and 'confidence restorer'. Recorded in 1977.

The comedienne reads from her autobiography. Memories of her father - an architect and 'confidence restorer'. Recorded in 1977.

0220100202 (BBC7)
20100203 (BBC7)

Memories of her father - an architect and 'confidence restorer'. Recorded in 1977.

The comedienne reads from her autobiography. Memories of her father - an architect and 'confidence restorer'. Recorded in 1977.

03

03*20100203 (BBC7)
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Memories of Nanny and Granny and the lives of the 'staff'. Recorded in 1977.

The comedienne reads from her autobiography: memories of Nanny and Granny and the lives of the 'staff'. Recorded in 1977.

03*20100203 (BBC7)
20100204 (BBC7)

Memories of Nanny and Granny and the lives of the 'staff'. Recorded in 1977.

The comedienne reads from her autobiography: memories of Nanny and Granny and the lives of the 'staff'. Recorded in 1977.

04

04*20100204 (BBC7)
20100205 (BBC7)

The comedienne recalls her early schooldays and an aborted ambition to be a dancer.

The comedienne reads her autobiography. Memories of early schooldays and an aborted ambition to be a dancer. Recorded in 1977.

04*20100204 (BBC7)
20100205 (BBC7)

The comedienne recalls her early schooldays and an aborted ambition to be a dancer.

The comedienne reads her autobiography. Memories of early schooldays and an aborted ambition to be a dancer. Recorded in 1977.

05

05*20100205 (BBC7)
20100206 (BBC7)

The comedienne reads from her autobiography.

Meeting her husband, some matchmaking and 'Mama' re-marries.

Recorded in 1977.

05*20100205 (BBC7)
20100206 (BBC7)

The comedienne reads from her autobiography.

Meeting her husband, some matchmaking and 'Mama' re-marries.

Recorded in 1977.

06

06*20100208 (BBC7)
20100209 (BBC7)

The comedienne looks back on her life: remembering her big break - all thanks to a WI lecture.

Recorded in 1977.

06*20100208 (BBC7)
20100209 (BBC7)

The comedienne looks back on her life: remembering her big break - all thanks to a WI lecture.

Recorded in 1977.

07

07*20100209 (BBC7)
20100210 (BBC7)

Meeting Richard Addinsell, starting to write songs, touring with ENSA.

Recorded in 1977.

The comedienne looks back: meeting Richard Addinsell, starting to write songs and touring with ENSA.

07*20100209 (BBC7)
20100210 (BBC7)

Meeting Richard Addinsell, starting to write songs, touring with ENSA.

Recorded in 1977.

The comedienne looks back: meeting Richard Addinsell, starting to write songs and touring with ENSA.

08

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The much-loved comedienne recalls her life and career: touring with ENSA and a call from Noel Coward. Recorded in 1977.

0820100210 (BBC7)
20100211 (BBC7)

The much-loved comedienne recalls her life and career: touring with ENSA and a call from Noel Coward. Recorded in 1977.

09

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20100212 (BBC7)

Monologues - the inspiration of Ruth Draper and how some people just don't get it.

The comedienne looks back on her life. Monologues - the inspiration of Ruth Draper and how some people just don't get it.

0920100211 (BBC7)
20100212 (BBC7)

Monologues - the inspiration of Ruth Draper and how some people just don't get it.

The comedienne looks back on her life. Monologues - the inspiration of Ruth Draper and how some people just don't get it.

10

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20100213 (BBC7)

The much-loved comedienne looks back on her life: how the monologues are created - and some fabulous frocks. Recorded in 1977.

How the monologues are created - and some fabulous frocks. Recorded in 1977.

10 LAST20100212 (BBC7)
20100213 (BBC7)

The much-loved comedienne looks back on her life: how the monologues are created - and some fabulous frocks. Recorded in 1977.

How the monologues are created - and some fabulous frocks. Recorded in 1977.