Kenneth Tynan's Theatre Writings

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Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01Apathy20100308 (BBC7)
20110801 (BBC7)

Michael Sheen and David Horovitch read a selection of the influential critic's outspoken articles - taken from 1944 to 1962.

Michael Sheen and David Horovitch read some of the critic's outspoken articles.

02The Voice Of The Young20100309 (BBC7)
20110802 (BBC7)

The ecstatic 1956 review of John Osborne's kitchen-sink drama Look Back in Anger.

Read by Michael Sheen and David Horovitch.

03Dodging The Ban20100310 (BBC7)
20110803 (BBC7)

The critic's passionate campaign against stage censorship was fearless and funny.

Read by Michael Sheen and David Horovitch.

04A Verbal Wizard20100311 (BBC7)
20110804 (BBC7)

Reviews for The Entertainer, A Taste of Honey and heralding Harold Pinter.

Read by Michael Sheen and David Horovitch.

05 LASTAn Open Letter20100312 (BBC7)
20110805 (BBC7)

The critic's surprisingly negative 1962 review about his idol Laurence Olivier.

Read by Michael Sheen and David Horovitch.