Laughing Aloud

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19930711]

"A confrontation between a novelist and his own stubborn simplicity" is how Kurt Vonnegut described his Palm Sunday. Peter Marinker reads extracts. Producer Dave Sheasby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930711]

Unknown: Kurt Vonnegut

Unknown: Peter Marinker

Producer: Dave Sheasby

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930718]

Dancing for Henry Miller. Actress Sheila Steafel recounts her traumatic experience as a scantily-clad ballet dancer in the film of Henry Miller 's Tropic of Cancer.

Producer Matthew Walters

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930718]

Unknown: Henry Miller.

Unknown: Sheila Steafel

Producer: Matthew Walters

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930725]

An Unofficial English Sunbeam. Frank Muir reads from Arthur Marshall 's essays. Producer Michael Earley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930725]

Unknown: Frank Muir

Unknown: Arthur Marshall

Producer: Michael Earley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930801]

Meditations on Basic Baroque. Kenneth Tynan charts the history, geography and aesthetics of the female bottom. Reader

Joss Ackland.

Producer David Benedictus

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930801]

Unknown: Kenneth Tynan

Reader: Joss Ackland.

Producer: David Benedictus

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930808]

England, Their England: The Cricket Match. Richard Briers reads A G Macdonell's classic account of a team of London gentlemen taking on a rustic village side. Producer Matthew Walters

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930808]

Unknown: Richard Briers

Producer: Matthew Walters

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930815]

Great Bus Journeys of the World. Written and read by Alexei Sayle. Producer David Benedictus

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930815]

Read By: Alexei Sayle.

Producer: David Benedictus

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930822]

Ripe Plums. In the last programme of the series, Crawford Logan reads two pieces by P G Wodehouse : Thrillers, an essay lamenting the decline of the mystery story, and Dudley Jones , Bore-Hunter, a Sherlock Holmes parody.

Abridged and produced by Patrick Rayner

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930822]

Unknown: Crawford Logan

Unknown: G Wodehouse

Unknown: Dudley Jones

Unknown: Sherlock Holmes

Produced By: Patrick Rayner