Lady In The Van, The

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Autobiographical play about the woman who took refuge in the author's Camden garden and stayed for 15 years.|Stars Maggie Smith.|Autobiographical play about the woman who took refuge in the author's Camden garden.
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900419] Unknown: Alan Bennett
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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900503]The third of four talks. 'I hear people passing the gate say, "You know she's a millionaire," the inference being no one in their right mind would let her live there if she weren't!'|Alan Bennett recalls an unusual visitor who took up residence in his garden. BBC North
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900503] Unknown: Alan Bennett
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900503]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19900510]Alan Bennett concludes his account of an unusual visitor. BBC North
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Programme Catalogue - Details: alan Bennett Part 119900419Producer: G.|HUSH|Next in series: 26 April 1990|Description|SBH:The playwright recalls an elderly lady who took up residence in his garden.|1 (of 4).|Producer: Gillian Hush.|PRE:How he first came across Miss Shepherd & her van in Camden Town.|She & her van first appeared in his road in the late 60's.|Social setup of the road & the problems with guilt that it caused him.|How Miss Shepherd supported herself selling tracts & pencils.|Miss Shepherd's van & its coats of yellow paint.|Various attacks on Miss Shepherd & her van.|Eventually suggested that she spend the nights in a lean to hut at the side of his house.|OTN:TMR009/90NT2295 TXN/TDT:R4 19-Apr-1990 CON:BENNETT Alan (spkr) HUSH Gillian (prod)|Broadcast history|19 Apr 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)|25 Jun 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Gillian Hush (Producer)|Alan Bennett (Speaker)|Notes: CAIRS 485594
Programme Catalogue - Details: alan Bennett Part 119900625First broadcast on 1990-04-19|Producer: G.|HUSH|Next in series: 26 April 1990|Description|SBH:The playwright recalls an elderly lady who took up residence in his garden.|1 (of 4).|Producer: Gillian Hush.|PRE:How he first came across Miss Shepherd & her van in Camden Town.|She & her van first appeared in his road in the late 60's.|Social setup of the road & the problems with guilt that it caused him.|How Miss Shepherd supported herself selling tracts & pencils.|Miss Shepherd's van & its coats of yellow paint.|Various attacks on Miss Shepherd & her van.|Eventually suggested that she spend the nights in a lean to hut at the side of his house.|OTN:TMR009/90NT2295 TXN/TDT:R4 19-Apr-1990 CON:BENNETT Alan (spkr) HUSH Gillian (prod)|Broadcast history|19 Apr 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)|25 Jun 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Gillian Hush (Producer)|Alan Bennett (Speaker)|Notes: CAIRS 485594
Programme Catalogue - Details: 26 April 199019900426Producer: G.|HUSH|Next in series: PART 3|Previous in series: Alan Bennett PART 1|Description|SBH:The Lady In the Van - The playwright recalls an elderly lady who took up residence in his garden.|2 (of 4).|Producer: Gillian Hush.|PRE:Problems caused for Miss Shepherd when parking restrictions were brought in.|Inevitably Miss Shepherd & her new van ended up in his garden - she put the handbrake on so firmly it could never be released.|Position of the van in his garden & the problems it caused for visitors.|Miss Shepherd's ideas for getting on the radio & television.|Miss Shepherd's appearance, her hats & the way she spoke.|OTN:TMR009/90NT2296 TXN/TDT:R4 26-Apr-1990 CON:BENNETT Alan (spkr) HUSH Gillian (prod)|Broadcast history|26 Apr 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)|02 Jul 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Gillian Hush (Producer)|Alan Bennett (Speaker)|Notes: CAIRS 485640
Programme Catalogue - Details: 26 April 199019900702First broadcast on 1990-04-26|Producer: G.|HUSH|Next in series: PART 3|Previous in series: Alan Bennett PART 1|Description|SBH:The Lady In the Van - The playwright recalls an elderly lady who took up residence in his garden.|2 (of 4).|Producer: Gillian Hush.|PRE:Problems caused for Miss Shepherd when parking restrictions were brought in.|Inevitably Miss Shepherd & her new van ended up in his garden - she put the handbrake on so firmly it could never be released.|Position of the van in his garden & the problems it caused for visitors.|Miss Shepherd's ideas for getting on the radio & television.|Miss Shepherd's appearance, her hats & the way she spoke.|OTN:TMR009/90NT2296 TXN/TDT:R4 26-Apr-1990 CON:BENNETT Alan (spkr) HUSH Gillian (prod)|Broadcast history|26 Apr 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)|02 Jul 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Gillian Hush (Producer)|Alan Bennett (Speaker)|Notes: CAIRS 485640
Programme Catalogue - Details: Part 319900503Producer: G.|HUSH|Next in series: PART 4|Previous in series: 26 April 1990|Description|SBH:The Lady In the Van - The playwright recalls the elderly lady who took up residence in his garden.|3 (of 4).|Producer: Gillian Hush.|PRE:Miss Shepherd's political opinions.|Her letter writing habits.|Miss Shepherd's attempt to stand for parliament as a candidate for the Fidelis Party (her own party).|Qualified for full social security because she had a permanent address (in his garden).|Her Reliant Robin.|OTN:TMR009/90NT2297 TXN/TDT:R4 03-May-1990 CON:BENNETT Alan (spkr) HUSH Gillian (prod)|Broadcast history|03 May 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)|09 Jul 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Gillian Hush (Producer)|Alan Bennett (Speaker)|Notes: CAIRS 485659
Programme Catalogue - Details: Part 319900709First broadcast on 1990-05-03|Producer: G.|HUSH|Next in series: PART 4|Previous in series: 26 April 1990|Description|SBH:The Lady In the Van - The playwright recalls the elderly lady who took up residence in his garden.|3 (of 4).|Producer: Gillian Hush.|PRE:Miss Shepherd's political opinions.|Her letter writing habits.|Miss Shepherd's attempt to stand for parliament as a candidate for the Fidelis Party (her own party).|Qualified for full social security because she had a permanent address (in his garden).|Her Reliant Robin.|OTN:TMR009/90NT2297 TXN/TDT:R4 03-May-1990 CON:BENNETT Alan (spkr) HUSH Gillian (prod)|Broadcast history|03 May 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)|09 Jul 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Gillian Hush (Producer)|Alan Bennett (Speaker)|Notes: CAIRS 485659
Programme Catalogue - Details: Part 419900510Producer: G.|HUSH|Previous in series: PART 3|Description|SBH:The Lady In the Van - The playwright recalls an elderly lady who took up residence in his garden.|4 (of 4).|Producer: Gillian Hush.|PRE:Miss Shepherd's method of propelling her wheelchair.|Her religion.|Difficult to get Miss Shepherd to accept help - was eventually persuaded to go to a day centre where he hoped she would stay.|Had to reassure her that he wouldn't have her sent to hospital.|What he found out about her life after she died - had driven an ambulance during World War II & was nearly blown up; had wanted to become a nun but had not been accepted; spent time in mental hospitals; was involved in an accident which led to her changing her name.|OTN:TMR009/90NT2298 TXN/TDT:R4 10-May-1990 CON:BENNETT Alan (spkr) HUSH Gillian (prod)|Broadcast history|10 May 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)|16 Jul 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Gillian Hush (Producer)|Alan Bennett (Speaker)|Notes: CAIRS 485666
04 LASTProgramme Catalogue - Details: Part 419900716First broadcast on 1990-05-10|Producer: G.|HUSH|Previous in series: PART 3|Description|SBH:The Lady In the Van - The playwright recalls an elderly lady who took up residence in his garden.|4 (of 4).|Producer: Gillian Hush.|PRE:Miss Shepherd's method of propelling her wheelchair.|Her religion.|Difficult to get Miss Shepherd to accept help - was eventually persuaded to go to a day centre where he hoped she would stay.|Had to reassure her that he wouldn't have her sent to hospital.|What he found out about her life after she died - had driven an ambulance during World War II & was nearly blown up; had wanted to become a nun but had not been accepted; spent time in mental hospitals; was involved in an accident which led to her changing her name.|OTN:TMR009/90NT2298 TXN/TDT:R4 10-May-1990 CON:BENNETT Alan (spkr) HUSH Gillian (prod)|Broadcast history|10 May 1990 09:45-10:00 (RADIO 4)|16 Jul 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Gillian Hush (Producer)|Alan Bennett (Speaker)|Notes: CAIRS 485666