Mightier Than The Sword

A challenging/spoof new arts magazine programme, in which Hugh Pankhurst examines the literary figures of the past and their relevance in today's society.

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01Thomas Hardy1996021920061225 (BBC7)
20080325 (BBC7)
20100906 (BBC7)

Recorded on 1992-07-20.

Spoof arts magazine reassessing literary figures of the past and their relevance to today's society.

With John Sessions, John Bird and Rebecca Front..

A challenging arts magazine programme, or just a huge spoof? John Sessions and John Wells star.

An arts magazine programme, or just a huge spoof? John Sessions and John Wells star.

02Virginia Woolf1996022020061226 (BBC7)
20080326 (BBC7)
20100907 (BBC7)

Spoof arts magazine programme in which Hugh Pankhurst(John Sessions) examines the literary figures of the past and their relevance in today's society.

This week, Virginia Woolf.

With John Bird,Jacqueline Ashman and Rebecca Front.

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Subject Categories

parody (comedy programmes) (genre)

arts programmes (genre)

book programmes (genre)

spoofs (hoax programmes) (genre classification)

Broadcast history

20 Feb 1996 BT=2125 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

John Bird (Actor)

John Sessions (Actor)

Rebecca Front (Actor)

Sally Phillips (Actor)

Sarah Wynter (Actor)

Jacqueline Ashman (Actor)

John Morton (Author)

Harry Thompson (Producer)

Recorded on 1995-06-16.

Spoof arts magazine examining literary figures of the past and their relevance to today's society.

With John Sessions and John Wells.

Spoof arts magazine examining literary figures of the past and their relevance to today.

03Samuel Beckett1996022120061227 (BBC7)
20080327 (BBC7)
20100908 (BBC7)

Producer: H.

THOMPSON

Next in series: SHAKESPEARE - PROGRAMME FOUR

Previous in series: Virginia Woolf

Description

Copyright and Performance fee Spoof arts magazine programme in which Hugh Pankhurst(John Sessions) examines the literary figures of the past and their relevance in today's society.

This week, Samuel Beckett.

With John Bird, Peter Serafinowicz and Rebecca Front.

Subject Categories

parody (comedy programmes) (genre)

arts programmes (genre)

book programmes (genre)

spoofs (hoax programmes) (genre classification)

Broadcast history

21 Feb 1996 21:20-21:35 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

John Bird (Actor)

John Sessions (Actor)

Rebecca Front (Actor)

Peter Serafinowicz (Actor)

Simon Godley (Actor)

John Morton (Author)

Harry Thompson (Producer)

Recorded on 1995-06-16.

The Irish novelist, playwright and poet gets the spoof arts magazine programme treatment.

With John Sessions, John Bird and Rebecca Front.

04Shakespeare1996022220061228 (BBC7)
20100909 (BBC7)

Hugh Pankhurst and guests profile the relevance of the Bard.

John Sessions' spoof arts show with John Bird and Rebecca Front.

fee Spoof arts magazine programme in which Hugh Pankhurst(John Sessions) examines the literary figures of the past and their relevance in today's society.

This week, William Shakespeare.

With John Bird, John Fortune and Sally Phillips.

Subject Categories

parody (comedy programmes) (genre)

arts programmes (genre)

book programmes (genre)

spoofs (hoax programmes) (genre classification)

Broadcast history

22 Feb 1996 BT=2145 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

John Bird (Actor)

John Sessions (Actor)

Rebecca Front (Actor)

Chris Langham (Actor)

Peter Serafinowicz (Actor)

John Fortune (Actor)

Sally Phillips (Actor)

Andrew Maclean (Actor)

John Morton (Author)

Harry Thompson (Producer)

Recorded on 1995-06-16.

05 LASTD H Lawrence1996022320061229 (BBC7)
20080328 (BBC7)
20100910 (BBC7)

Spoof arts magazine programme in which Hugh Pankhurst(John Sessions) examines the literary figures of the past and their relevance in today's society.

This week, D.H.

Lawrence.

With John Bird, Peter Serafinowicz and Simon Greenall.

Subject Categories

parody (comedy programmes) (genre)

arts programmes (genre)

book programmes (genre)

spoofs (hoax programmes) (genre classification)

Broadcast history

23 Feb 1996 BT=2110 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

John Bird (Actor)

John Sessions (Actor)

Rebecca Front (Actor)

Simon Greenall (Actor)

Peter Serafinowicz (Actor)

Andrew Maclean (Actor)

Jacqueline Ashman (Actor)

John Morton (Author)

Harry Thompson (Producer)

Recorded on 1995-06-16.

Hugh Pankhurst examines the relevance of writer and playwright D H Lawrence in today's society.

The writer gets the spoof arts magazine programme treatment.

John Sessions, John Bird and Simon Greenall star.