Man About Town

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900905]

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West

Unknown: Nigel Carrington

Unknown: James Greene

Unknown: Fraser Kerr

Unknown: Michael Kilgarriff

Unknown: David King

Unknown: Henry Power

Unknown: Jane Whittenshaw.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900905]

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West

Unknown: Nigel Carrington

Unknown: James Greene

Unknown: Fraser Kerr

Unknown: Michael Kilgarriff

Unknown: David King

Unknown: Henry Power

Unknown: Jane Whittenshaw.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900912]

Unknown: Timothy West

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: David Bannerman

Unknown: Nigel Carrington

Unknown: Fraser Kerr

Unknown: Michael Kilgarriff

Unknown: David King

Unknown: Jane Whittenshaw

Unknown: Mary Wimbush.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900912]

Unknown: Timothy West

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: David Bannerman

Unknown: Nigel Carrington

Unknown: Fraser Kerr

Unknown: Michael Kilgarriff

Unknown: David King

Unknown: Jane Whittenshaw

Unknown: Mary Wimbush.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900919]

Unknown: Timothy West

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: David Bannerman

Unknown: James Greene

Unknown: Michael Kilgarriff

Unknown: Fraser Kerr

Unknown: David King.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900919]

Unknown: Timothy West

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: David Bannerman

Unknown: James Greene

Unknown: Michael Kilgarriff

Unknown: Fraser Kerr

Unknown: David King.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900926]

Unknown: James Agate

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900926]

Unknown: James Agate

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910105]

Four reflections on life in London during the 30s and 40s, chronicled by theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur

James Agate in a set of published diaries entitled Ego. With Timothy West. 1: Everything I Write Is about Myself

Other parts played by Nigel Carrington ,

James Greene , Fraser Kerr , Michael Kilgarriff ,

David King , Henry Power and Jane Whittenshaw. Adapted by David Wheeler Producer Rosemary Hart Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: Nigel Carrington

Played By: James Greene

Played By: Fraser Kerr

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Played By: David King

Played By: Henry Power

Played By: Jane Whittenshaw.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910105]

Four reflections on life in London during the 30s and 40s, chronicled by theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur

James Agate in a set of published diaries entitled Ego. With Timothy West. 1: Everything I Write Is about Myself

Other parts played by Nigel Carrington ,

James Greene , Fraser Kerr , Michael Kilgarriff ,

David King , Henry Power and Jane Whittenshaw. Adapted by David Wheeler Producer Rosemary Hart Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: Nigel Carrington

Played By: James Greene

Played By: Fraser Kerr

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Played By: David King

Played By: Henry Power

Played By: Jane Whittenshaw.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910105]

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: Nigel Carrington

Played By: James Greene

Played By: Fraser Kerr

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Played By: David King

Played By: Henry Power

Played By: Jane Whittenshaw.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910105]

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: Nigel Carrington

Played By: James Greene

Played By: Fraser Kerr

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Played By: David King

Played By: Henry Power

Played By: Jane Whittenshaw.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910112]

Four programmes reflecting life in London during the 30s and 40s chronicled by theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur James Agate , in a set of published diaries entitled Ego. With Timothy West. 2: 'Babes in Arms' and Gas Masks

Other parts played by David Bannerman , Nigel Carrington , Fraser Kerr , Michael Kilgarriff , David King , Jane Whittenshaw and Mary Wimbush. Adapted by David Wheeler Producer Rosemary Hart Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: David Bannerman

Played By: Nigel Carrington

Played By: Fraser Kerr

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Played By: David King

Played By: Jane Whittenshaw

Played By: Mary Wimbush.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910112]

Four programmes reflecting life in London during the 30s and 40s chronicled by theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur James Agate , in a set of published diaries entitled Ego. With Timothy West. 2: 'Babes in Arms' and Gas Masks

Other parts played by David Bannerman , Nigel Carrington , Fraser Kerr , Michael Kilgarriff , David King , Jane Whittenshaw and Mary Wimbush. Adapted by David Wheeler Producer Rosemary Hart Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: David Bannerman

Played By: Nigel Carrington

Played By: Fraser Kerr

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Played By: David King

Played By: Jane Whittenshaw

Played By: Mary Wimbush.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910112]

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: David Bannerman

Played By: Nigel Carrington

Played By: Fraser Kerr

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Played By: David King

Played By: Jane Whittenshaw

Played By: Mary Wimbush.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910112]

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: David Bannerman

Played By: Nigel Carrington

Played By: Fraser Kerr

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Played By: David King

Played By: Jane Whittenshaw

Played By: Mary Wimbush.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910119]

Four reflections on life in London during the 30s and 40s chronicled by theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur James Agate in his diaries. With Timothy West.

3: Trouble with 'Showpan' and Lady Hamilton

Other parts played by David Bannerman , James Greene ,

Michael Kilgarriff , Fraser Kerr and David King.

Adapted by David Wheeler Producer Rosemary Hart Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: David Bannerman

Played By: James Greene

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Unknown: Fraser Kerr

Unknown: David King.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910119]

Four reflections on life in London during the 30s and 40s chronicled by theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur James Agate in his diaries. With Timothy West.

3: Trouble with 'Showpan' and Lady Hamilton

Other parts played by David Bannerman , James Greene ,

Michael Kilgarriff , Fraser Kerr and David King.

Adapted by David Wheeler Producer Rosemary Hart Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: David Bannerman

Played By: James Greene

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Unknown: Fraser Kerr

Unknown: David King.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910119]

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: David Bannerman

Played By: James Greene

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Unknown: Fraser Kerr

Unknown: David King.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910119]

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: David Bannerman

Played By: James Greene

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Unknown: Fraser Kerr

Unknown: David King.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910126]

Life in 30s and 40s

London as chronicled by theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur

James Agate , in a set of published diaries entitled Ego. The last of four programmes with Timothy West. / Take My Place beside Pepys

Other parts played by David Bannerman. Nigel Carrington. James Greene. Michael Kilgarriff , Henry Power and Mary Wimbush. Adapted by David Wheeler

Producer Rosemary Hart. Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: David Bannerman.

Played By: Nigel Carrington.

Played By: James Greene.

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Played By: Mary Wimbush.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910126]

Life in 30s and 40s

London as chronicled by theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur

James Agate , in a set of published diaries entitled Ego. The last of four programmes with Timothy West. / Take My Place beside Pepys

Other parts played by David Bannerman. Nigel Carrington. James Greene. Michael Kilgarriff , Henry Power and Mary Wimbush. Adapted by David Wheeler

Producer Rosemary Hart. Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: David Bannerman.

Played By: Nigel Carrington.

Played By: James Greene.

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Played By: Mary Wimbush.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910126]

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: David Bannerman.

Played By: Nigel Carrington.

Played By: James Greene.

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Played By: Mary Wimbush.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910126]

Unknown: James Agate

Unknown: Timothy West.

Played By: David Bannerman.

Played By: Nigel Carrington.

Played By: James Greene.

Played By: Michael Kilgarriff

Played By: Mary Wimbush.

Adapted By: David Wheeler

Producer: Rosemary Hart.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 12 September 199019900912

Producer: HART, Rosemary

Next in series: 19 September 1990

Previous in series: JAMES AGATE PART 1

Description

SBH:A dramatised documentary reflecting on the life in London in the 1930's & 1940's of James Agate, the theatre critic, broadcaster & bon viveur. Part 2 (of 4): "'Babes In Arms' and Gas Masks". With Timothy West as James Agate. Adapted by David Wheeler. Producer: Rosemary Hart.

PRE:Comments from his diary on work of Ivor Novello. Publication of first volume of his diaries. Visiting the U.S.A. Musical 'Babes In Arms'. Mrs Patrick Campbell. Wreck of the Hindenburg. Return to London & difference with New York. Prospects of war. Refusal of invitation to go to Germany. His new phobias. Preparations for war. Modern dress version of 'Julius Caesar'. His debt problems. NTS:Extracts based on James Agate's published diaries 'Ego'. OTN:SLN029/90FR0080

Broadcast history

12 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Mary Wimbush (Actor)

Timothy West (Actor)

Jane Whittenshaw (Actor)

David King (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Fraser Kerr (Actor)

Nigel Carrington (Actor)

David Bannermann (Actor)

David Wheeler (adap)

James Agate (Author)

Rosemary Hart (Producer)

Notes: CAIRS 564061

Programme Catalogue - Details: 12 September 199019900912

BBC Programme Number: 56SX4061

Recorded on 1990-07-16

Producer: HART, Rosemary

Notes: CAIRS 564061

Next in series: 19 September 1990

Previous in series: JAMES AGATE PART 1

See more MAN ABOUT TOWN programmes (4)

Description

SBH:A dramatised documentary reflecting on the life in London in the 1930's and 1940's of James Agate, the theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur. Part 2 (of 4): "'Babes In Arms' and Gas Masks". With Timothy West as James Agate. Adapted by David Wheeler. Producer: Rosemary Hart.

PRE:Comments from his diary on work of Ivor Novello. Publication of first volume of his diaries. Visiting the U.S.A. Musical 'Babes In Arms'. Mrs Patrick Campbell. Wreck of the Hindenburg. Return to London and difference with New York. Prospects of war. Refusal of invitation to go to Germany. His new phobias. Preparations for war. Modern dress version of 'Julius Caesar'. His debt problems. NTS:Extracts based on James Agate's published diaries 'Ego'. OTN:SLN029/90FR0080

Broadcast history

12 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Mary Wimbush (Actor)

Timothy West (Actor)

Jane Whittenshaw (Actor)

David King (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Fraser Kerr (Actor)

Nigel Carrington (Actor)

David Bannermann (Actor)

David Wheeler (adap)

James Agate (Author)

Rosemary Hart (Producer)

Producer: HART, Rosemary

Next in series: 19 September 1990

Previous in series: JAMES AGATE PART 1

Description

SBH:A dramatised documentary reflecting on the life in London in the 1930's and 1940's of James Agate, the theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur. Part 2 (of 4): "'Babes In Arms' and Gas Masks". With Timothy West as James Agate. Adapted by David Wheeler. Producer: Rosemary Hart.

PRE:Comments from his diary on work of Ivor Novello. Publication of first volume of his diaries. Visiting the U.S.A. Musical 'Babes In Arms'. Mrs Patrick Campbell. Wreck of the Hindenburg. Return to London and difference with New York. Prospects of war. Refusal of invitation to go to Germany. His new phobias. Preparations for war. Modern dress version of 'Julius Caesar'. His debt problems. NTS:Extracts based on James Agate's published diaries 'Ego'. OTN:SLN029/90FR0080

Broadcast history

12 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Mary Wimbush (Actor)

Timothy West (Actor)

Jane Whittenshaw (Actor)

David King (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Fraser Kerr (Actor)

Nigel Carrington (Actor)

David Bannermann (Actor)

David Wheeler (adap)

James Agate (Author)

Rosemary Hart (Producer)

Notes: CAIRS 564061

Programme Catalogue - Details: 19 September 199019900919

Producer: HART, Rosemary

Next in series: 26 September 1990

Previous in series: 12 September 1990

Description

SBH:A dramatised documentary reflecting the life of theatre critic, broadcaster & bon viveur James Agate in London during the 1930's & 1940's. Part 3 (of 4): "Trouble with 'Showpan' and Lady Hamilton". With Timothy West as James Agate. Adapted by David Wheeler. Producer: Rosemary Hart.

PRE:Extracts from Agate's diary include comments on a visit to Oxford during the war. ITMA. Doing a music broadcast for the BBC with no German or Italian composers. Illness due to overwork. Ivor Novello. An eccentric lunch companion. Enjoyment of opera. Attitude to modern art. Problems with the BBC over Lady Hamilton. His marriage & divorce. 'A Song To Remember'. How he has earnt & spent his money. OTN:SLN029/90FR0081 TXN/TDT:R4 19-Sep-1990

Broadcast history

19 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Timothy West (Actor)

James Greene (Actor)

David King (Actor)

David Bannerman (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Fraser Kerr (Actor)

Nigel Carrington (Actor)

David Wheeler (adap)

James Agate (Author)

Rosemary Hart (Producer)

Notes: CAIRS 564144

Programme Catalogue - Details: 19 September 199019900919

BBC Programme Number: 56SX4144

Recorded on 1990-07-16

Producer: HART, Rosemary

Notes: CAIRS 564144

Next in series: 26 September 1990

Previous in series: 12 September 1990

See more MAN ABOUT TOWN programmes (4)

Description

SBH:A dramatised documentary reflecting the life of theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur James Agate in London during the 1930's and 1940's. Part 3 (of 4): "Trouble with 'Showpan' and Lady Hamilton". With Timothy West as James Agate. Adapted by David Wheeler. Producer: Rosemary Hart.

PRE:Extracts from Agate's diary include comments on a visit to Oxford during the war. ITMA. Doing a music broadcast for the BBC with no German or Italian composers. Illness due to overwork. Ivor Novello. An eccentric lunch companion. Enjoyment of opera. Attitude to modern art. Problems with the BBC over Lady Hamilton. His marriage and divorce. 'A Song To Remember'. How he has earnt and spent his money. OTN:SLN029/90FR0081 TXN/TDT:R4 19-Sep-1990

Broadcast history

19 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Timothy West (Actor)

James Greene (Actor)

David King (Actor)

David Bannerman (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Fraser Kerr (Actor)

Nigel Carrington (Actor)

David Wheeler (adap)

James Agate (Author)

Rosemary Hart (Producer)

Producer: HART, Rosemary

Next in series: 26 September 1990

Previous in series: 12 September 1990

Description

SBH:A dramatised documentary reflecting the life of theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur James Agate in London during the 1930's and 1940's. Part 3 (of 4): "Trouble with 'Showpan' and Lady Hamilton". With Timothy West as James Agate. Adapted by David Wheeler. Producer: Rosemary Hart.

PRE:Extracts from Agate's diary include comments on a visit to Oxford during the war. ITMA. Doing a music broadcast for the BBC with no German or Italian composers. Illness due to overwork. Ivor Novello. An eccentric lunch companion. Enjoyment of opera. Attitude to modern art. Problems with the BBC over Lady Hamilton. His marriage and divorce. 'A Song To Remember'. How he has earnt and spent his money. OTN:SLN029/90FR0081 TXN/TDT:R4 19-Sep-1990

Broadcast history

19 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Timothy West (Actor)

James Greene (Actor)

David King (Actor)

David Bannerman (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Fraser Kerr (Actor)

Nigel Carrington (Actor)

David Wheeler (adap)

James Agate (Author)

Rosemary Hart (Producer)

Notes: CAIRS 564144

Programme Catalogue - Details: 26 September 199019900926

Producer: HART, Rosemary

Previous in series: 19 September 1990

Description

SBH:A dramatised documentary reflecting the life in London in the 1930's & 1940's of theatre critic, broadcaster & bon viveur James Agate based on his letters & diaries. Part 4 (of 4): "I Take My Place Beside Pepys". With Timothy West as James Agate. Adapted by David Wheeler. Producer: Rosemary Hart.

PRE:Dramatised readings from diary entries on Deanna Durbin; Olivier's 'Henry V'. Letter from Scottish lady admirer. 1945 Election result. Film 'Waltztime'. Answering questions from young Kenneth Tynan. On British composers. The atomic bomb. VJ Day. Letter to Christopher Fry. BBC debate on dramatic criticism. 'Song of Norway'. 'Now Barrabas'. Health problems. Final thanks. Reading of his obituary. NTS:Readings taken from Agate's volumes of published diaries 'Ego'.

Broadcast history

26 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Mary Wimbush (Actor)

Timothy West (Actor)

James Greene (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Nigel Carrington (Actor)

Henry Power (Actor)

David Bannermann (Actor)

David Wheeler (adap)

James Agate (Author)

Rosemary Hart (Producer)

Notes: CAIRS 564207

Programme Catalogue - Details: 26 September 199019900926

BBC Programme Number: 56SX4207

Recorded on 1990-07-16

Producer: HART, Rosemary

Notes: CAIRS 564207

Previous in series: 19 September 1990

See more MAN ABOUT TOWN programmes (4)

Description

SBH:A dramatised documentary reflecting the life in London in the 1930's and 1940's of theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur James Agate based on his letters and diaries. Part 4 (of 4): "I Take My Place Beside Pepys". With Timothy West as James Agate. Adapted by David Wheeler. Producer: Rosemary Hart.

PRE:Dramatised readings from diary entries on Deanna Durbin; Olivier's 'Henry V'. Letter from Scottish lady admirer. 1945 Election result. Film 'Waltztime'. Answering questions from young Kenneth Tynan. On British composers. The atomic bomb. VJ Day. Letter to Christopher Fry. BBC debate on dramatic criticism. 'Song of Norway'. 'Now Barrabas'. Health problems. Final thanks. Reading of his obituary. NTS:Readings taken from Agate's volumes of published diaries 'Ego'.

Broadcast history

26 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Mary Wimbush (Actor)

Timothy West (Actor)

James Greene (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Nigel Carrington (Actor)

Henry Power (Actor)

David Bannermann (Actor)

David Wheeler (adap)

James Agate (Author)

Rosemary Hart (Producer)

Producer: HART, Rosemary

Previous in series: 19 September 1990

Description

SBH:A dramatised documentary reflecting the life in London in the 1930's and 1940's of theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur James Agate based on his letters and diaries. Part 4 (of 4): "I Take My Place Beside Pepys". With Timothy West as James Agate. Adapted by David Wheeler. Producer: Rosemary Hart.

PRE:Dramatised readings from diary entries on Deanna Durbin; Olivier's 'Henry V'. Letter from Scottish lady admirer. 1945 Election result. Film 'Waltztime'. Answering questions from young Kenneth Tynan. On British composers. The atomic bomb. VJ Day. Letter to Christopher Fry. BBC debate on dramatic criticism. 'Song of Norway'. 'Now Barrabas'. Health problems. Final thanks. Reading of his obituary. NTS:Readings taken from Agate's volumes of published diaries 'Ego'.

Broadcast history

26 Sep 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Mary Wimbush (Actor)

Timothy West (Actor)

James Greene (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Nigel Carrington (Actor)

Henry Power (Actor)

David Bannermann (Actor)

David Wheeler (adap)

James Agate (Author)

Rosemary Hart (Producer)

Notes: CAIRS 564207

Programme Catalogue - Details: James Agate Part 119900905

Producer: R. HART

Next in series: 12 September 1990

Description

SBH:A dramatised documentary reflecting the life in London in 1930's & 1940's of theatre critic, broadcaster & bon viveur James Agate. Part 1 (of 4): 'Everything I Write Is About Myself'. With Timothy West as James Agate. Adapted by David Wheeler. Producer: Rosemary Hart.

PRE:Extracts from Agate's diaries, letters & criticism. Comments on 'Oh Kay'. His early life. Obsessions. Comments on Noel Coward's 'Cavalcade', opening of 'The Private Life of Henry VIII'. The Garrick Club. W.C. Fields in 'David Copperfield'. The BBC. Silver Jubilee of King George V. Charles Laughton's view of Hollywood. 'Modern Times'. Luxurious living. NTS:Extracts taken from Agate's published diaries 'Ego'. OTN:SLN029/90FR0079 TXN/TDT:R4 05-Sep-1990

Broadcast history

05 Sep 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

05 Jan 1991 16:02-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Timothy West (Actor)

Jane Whittenshaw (Actor)

James Greene (Actor)

David King (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Fraser Kerr (Actor)

Nigel Carrington (Actor)

Henry Power (Actor)

David Wheeler (adap)

Rosemary Hart (Producer)

Notes: CAIRS 564018

Programme Catalogue - Details: James Agate Part 119900905

Producer: R. HART

Next in series: 12 September 1990

Description

SBH:A dramatised documentary reflecting the life in London in 1930's and 1940's of theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur James Agate. Part 1 (of 4): 'Everything I Write Is About Myself'. With Timothy West as James Agate. Adapted by David Wheeler. Producer: Rosemary Hart.

PRE:Extracts from Agate's diaries, letters and criticism. Comments on 'Oh Kay'. His early life. Obsessions. Comments on Noel Coward's 'Cavalcade', opening of 'The Private Life of Henry VIII'. The Garrick Club. W.C. Fields in 'David Copperfield'. The BBC. Silver Jubilee of King George V. Charles Laughton's view of Hollywood. 'Modern Times'. Luxurious living. NTS:Extracts taken from Agate's published diaries 'Ego'. OTN:SLN029/90FR0079 TXN/TDT:R4 05-Sep-1990

Broadcast history

05 Sep 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

05 Jan 1991 16:02-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Timothy West (Actor)

Jane Whittenshaw (Actor)

James Greene (Actor)

David King (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Fraser Kerr (Actor)

Nigel Carrington (Actor)

Henry Power (Actor)

David Wheeler (adap)

Rosemary Hart (Producer)

Notes: CAIRS 564018

BBC Programme Number: 90FR0079

Recorded on 1990-07-16

Producer: R. HART

Notes: CAIRS 564018

Next in series: 12 September 1990

See more MAN ABOUT TOWN programmes (4)

Description

SBH:A dramatised documentary reflecting the life in London in 1930's and 1940's of theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur James Agate. Part 1 (of 4): 'Everything I Write Is About Myself'. With Timothy West as James Agate. Adapted by David Wheeler. Producer: Rosemary Hart.

PRE:Extracts from Agate's diaries, letters and criticism. Comments on 'Oh Kay'. His early life. Obsessions. Comments on Noel Coward's 'Cavalcade', opening of 'The Private Life of Henry VIII'. The Garrick Club. W.C. Fields in 'David Copperfield'. The BBC. Silver Jubilee of King George V. Charles Laughton's view of Hollywood. 'Modern Times'. Luxurious living. NTS:Extracts taken from Agate's published diaries 'Ego'. OTN:SLN029/90FR0079 TXN/TDT:R4 05-Sep-1990

Broadcast history

05 Sep 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

05 Jan 1991 16:02-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Timothy West (Actor)

Jane Whittenshaw (Actor)

James Greene (Actor)

David King (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Fraser Kerr (Actor)

Nigel Carrington (Actor)

Henry Power (Actor)

David Wheeler (adap)

Rosemary Hart (Producer)

Producer: R. HART

Next in series: 12 September 1990

Description

SBH:A dramatised documentary reflecting the life in London in 1930's and 1940's of theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur James Agate. Part 1 (of 4): 'Everything I Write Is About Myself'. With Timothy West as James Agate. Adapted by David Wheeler. Producer: Rosemary Hart.

PRE:Extracts from Agate's diaries, letters and criticism. Comments on 'Oh Kay'. His early life. Obsessions. Comments on Noel Coward's 'Cavalcade', opening of 'The Private Life of Henry VIII'. The Garrick Club. W.C. Fields in 'David Copperfield'. The BBC. Silver Jubilee of King George V. Charles Laughton's view of Hollywood. 'Modern Times'. Luxurious living. NTS:Extracts taken from Agate's published diaries 'Ego'. OTN:SLN029/90FR0079 TXN/TDT:R4 05-Sep-1990

Broadcast history

05 Sep 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

05 Jan 1991 16:02-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Timothy West (Actor)

Jane Whittenshaw (Actor)

James Greene (Actor)

David King (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Fraser Kerr (Actor)

Nigel Carrington (Actor)

Henry Power (Actor)

David Wheeler (adap)

Rosemary Hart (Producer)

Notes: CAIRS 564018

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4