Reading Aloud - Work

A series of six readings that explore the joys and woes of earning a daily crust.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970730]

Six readings that explore the joys and woes of earning a daily crust. 1: Down and Out in Paris and London, by George Orwell. Read by Paul McGann.

Producer Jocelyn Boxall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970730]

Unknown: George Orwell.

Read By: Paul McGann.

Producer: Jocelyn Boxall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970806]

Six readings that explore the joys and woes of earning a daily crust. 2: Biting the Dust: the Joys of Housework by Margaret Horsfield. Read by Brenda Blethyn. Producer Lesley Allan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970806]

Unknown: Margaret Horsfield.

Read By: Brenda Blethyn.

Producer: Lesley Allan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970820]

Six readings that explore the joys and woes of earning a daily crust.

3: Gregory Gladwell - Blacksmith by Ronald Blythe. An extract from

Akenfieldwhich describes life at the forge. Read by David Horovitch. Producer Duncan Minshull

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970820]

Unknown: Gregory Gladwell

Unknown: Ronald Blythe.

Read By: David Horovitch.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970827]

A series of six readings exploring the joys and woes of earning a daily crust. 4: The Job, by Sinclair Lewis. Una embarks on office life in New York in the thirties. Read by Barbara Barnes. Producer Lizzie Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970827]

Unknown: Sinclair Lewis.

Read By: Barbara Barnes.

Producer: Lizzie Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970903]

Six readings about earning a daily crust. 5: Microserfs by Douglas Coupland.

Toiling away in computerland - how to make sense of it all?

Read by William Hope. Producer Duncan Minshull

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970903]

Unknown: Douglas Coupland.

Read By: William Hope.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970910]

Last in a series of six readings that explore the world of work.

In Praise of Idleness by Bertrand Russell. Read by Hugh Dickson. Producer Lisa Osborne

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970910]

Unknown: Bertrand Russell.

Read By: Hugh Dickson.

Producer: Lisa Osborne

01Down And Out In Paris And London19970730

by George Orwell, read by Paul Mcgann.

Washing up at Hotel X takes the aspiring writer out of the poverty trap in 1930s Paris.

01Down And Out In Paris And London19970730

by George Orwell, read by Paul Mcgann.

Washing up at Hotel X takes the aspiring writer out of the poverty trap in 1930s Paris.

02Biting The Dust: The Joys Of Housework19970806

by Margaret Horsfield.

Flapper or scrubber - which kind of cleaner are you? Read by Brenda Blethyn

02Biting The Dust: The Joys Of Housework19970806

by Margaret Horsfield.

Flapper or scrubber - which kind of cleaner are you? Read by Brenda Blethyn

03Gregory Gladwell - Blacksmith19970820

by Ronald Blythe.

An extract from `Akenfield' which describes a hot, emotionally taxing life at the forge.

Read by David Horovitch

03Gregory Gladwell - Blacksmith19970820

by Ronald Blythe.

An extract from `Akenfield' which describes a hot, emotionally taxing life at the forge.

Read by David Horovitch

04The Job19970827

by Sinclair Lewis.

Una embarks on office life in 1930s New York.

Read by Barbara Barnes

04The Job19970827

by Sinclair Lewis.

Una embarks on office life in 1930s New York.

Read by Barbara Barnes

05Microserfs19970903

by Douglas Coupland.

Toiling away in computerland - how to make sense of it all? Read by William Hope

05Microserfs19970903

by Douglas Coupland.

Toiling away in computerland - how to make sense of it all? Read by William Hope

06 LASTIn Praise Of Idleness19970910

by Bertrand Russell.

A final reflection on the world of work for all who have ever thought, `There must be more to life than this'.

Read by Hugh Dickson

06 LASTIn Praise Of Idleness19970910

by Bertrand Russell.

A final reflection on the world of work for all who have ever thought, `There must be more to life than this'.

Read by Hugh Dickson