That Reminds Me

Comedy series in which a regular Radio 4 contributor reminisces and entertains.

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19910106

'Drama, circus, compassion, sexual stimulation or peace: all these things can be communicated by this fantastic instrument we call a voice.'

The first of six programmes in which Elisabeth Soderstrom chooses music to accompany her reflections on singers and singing. Producer Gillian Hush , Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Elisabeth Soderstrom

Producer: Gillian Hush

19910113

'It's my profession to make you feel that I'm enjoying myself. You cannot force mirth....'

In the second of six programmes on singers and singing, the Swedish soprano

Elisabeth Soderstrom chooses music to illustrate her reflections on laughter. Producer Gillian Hush. Stereo

Contributors

Soprano: Elisabeth Soderstrom

Producer: Gillian Hush.

19910120

In the third of six programmes on singers and singing, Elisabeth Soderstrom chooses music to illustrate her contribution to the endless debate on the question: which comes first, the music or the words?

Producer Gillian Hush. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Elisabeth Soderstrom

Producer: Gillian Hush.

19910127

'Floating with your voice on top of the orchestral sound I believe can be compared to hang-gliding with a parachute. It fills you with an ecstatic feeling of freedom.' In the fourth of six programmes, the Swedish soprano

Elisabeth Soderstrom chooses music to illustrate her reflections on performing. Producer Gillian Hush. Stereo

Contributors

Soprano: Elisabeth Soderstrom

Producer: Gillian Hush.

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'I travel in order to get chances to sing - that is what I like best in life.'

In the fifth of six programmes, the Swedish soprano

Elisabeth Soderstrbm compares her experiences of travelling with those of some illustrious predecessors. Producer Gillian Hush. Stereo

Contributors

Soprano: Elisabeth Soderstrbm

Producer: Gillian Hush.

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In the last programme of the series, the soprano Elisabeth Soderstrom chooses music with royal associations.

Producer Gillian Hush. Stereo

Contributors

Soprano: Elisabeth Soderstrom

Producer: Gillian Hush.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920730]

In the first of six programmes the soprano Elisabeth Soderstrom chooses music to accompany her reflections on singers and singing. Producer Gillian Hush. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920806]

The Swedish soprano Elisabeth Soderstrom chooses music to illustrate her reflections on laughter. Producer Gillian Hush. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920813]

The Swedish soprano Elisabeth Soderstrom chooses records to illustrate the question: which comes first, the music or the words?

Producer Gillian Hush. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920820]

The Swedish soprano

Elisabeth Soderstrom chooses music to illustrate her reflections on performing. Producer Gillian Hush. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920827]

"I travel in order to get chances to sing - that is what I like best in life."

The Swedish soprano Elisabeth Soderstrom compares her experiences of travelling with those of some illustrious predecessors.

Producer Gillian Hush. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920903]

In the last programme of the series the Swedish soprano

Elisabeth Soderstrom chooses music with royal associations.

Producer Gillian Hush. Stereo

0101Barry Cryer1999032520020430
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shares some of his reminiscences, with tales of Willie Rushton and Roy Castle.

The much-loved comedian and writer shares some of his reminiscences, with tales of Willie Rushton and Roy Castle.

Barry Cryer shares some of his reminiscences, with tales of Willie Rushton and Roy Castle.

0102Barry Took1999040120020507
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The comedian and writer shares some reminiscences.

The comedian and writer shares some reminiscences, with tales of the Round the Horne and Monty Python teams. From April 1999.

The comedian and writer shares some reminiscences. From April 1999.

From April 1999.

The comedian and writer shares some reminiscences, with tales of the Round the Horne and Monty Python teams.

Comedy series in which a veteran comedian reminisces and entertains.

The late Barry Took recalls writing with Marty Feldman and the Monty Python team.

reflects on his writing partnership with Marty Feldman and the Monty Python team.

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The TV and radio host recalls his start in showbusiness, leading up to Just a Minute.

The TV and radio host recalls his start in showbusiness, leading up to Just a Minute and Sale of the Century. From April 1999.

The TV and radio host recalls his start in showbusiness, leading up to Just a Minute and Sale of the Century.

talks about his early years in Glasgow and starting out in the world of show business.

0104Peter Jones1999041519990729
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The actor and comedian looks back on his showbusiness career, in the theatre and on radio.

Much-loved actor and broadcaster Peter Jones looks back over his showbiz career in both theatre and on radio. From April 1999.

From April 1999.

The comedy series in which a regular contributor reminisces and entertains.

Peter Jones tells stories of his childhood and his first faltering steps on stage.

The lovely late Peter Jones talks about his long and varied career.

A six-part comedy series in which a regular Radio 4 contributor reminisces and entertains.

4: Peter Jones.

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The comic actor recalls memories of Round the Horne and Dad's Army. From April 1999.

The comic actor recalls the early days of his career, including memories of Round the Horne and Dad's Army. From April 1999.

The comic actor recalls the early days of his career, including memories of Round the Horne and Dad's Army.

0106 LASTNed Sherrin1999042919990722
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From Noel Coward to the Oliviers, the late broadcaster recalls his career highs and lows.

From Noel Coward to the Oliviers, the late broadcaster and writer recalls his career highs and lows. From April 1999.

Ned Sherrin takes us through his love of the theatre with anecdotes about Noel Coward, the Oliviers and many others.

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The comedian and actor looks back on his showbusiness career, on stage, TV and radio.

The comedian and actor looks back on his showbusiness career on stage, TV and radio, and the famous folk he worked with. From September 2000.

From September 2000.

Think Roy Hudd think Huddlines but there is so much more to this performer.

This week, Roy Hudd tells anecdotes about his long and varied career and shares his love of music hall.

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The popular actress looks back on her showbusiness career in film, TV and the theatre. From October 2000.

The popular actress looks back on her showbusiness career in film, TV and the theatre.

From October 2000.

Recorded in front of an audience, Maureen Lipman recalls significant moments from her fascinating life and career.

Highlights include anecdotes about her role in Oklahoma, embarrassing herself in front of Cherie Blair and having lunch and coffee with the Queen and Jonathan Miller.

This week, Maureen Lipman tells tales of mixing with royalty, playing Beattie and priceless moments with her mother.

0203Humphrey Lyttelton2000101020010920
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The much-missed comedian reminisces about his life, career and love of jazz.

The much-missed host of I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue reminisces about his life, career and love of jazz. From October 2000.

The much-missed host of I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue reminisces about his life, career and love of jazz.

From October 2000.

Not only a brilliant host on I'm Sorry I haven't A Clue, Humphrey Lyttelton reminisces here about his life and love of jazz.

The comedy series in which a regular Radio 4 contributor reminisces and entertains.

This week, jazz musician and chairman Humphrey Lyttelton.

Humphrey Lyttelton reminisces about life, jazz and not having a clue.

Comedy series in which a veteran comedian reminisces and entertains.

Humphrey Lyttelton chats about life, jazz and not having a clue.

0204Sir Clement Freud2000101720010927
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The legendary broadcaster recalls his colourful life, and his famous grandfather Sigmund.

The legendary 'Just a Minute' star recalls his colourful life, and his famous psychoanalyst grandfather Sigmund. From October 2000.

The legendary broadcaster recalls his colourful life - and famous grandfather Sigmund.

The legendary 'Just A Minute' star recalls his colourful life - and famous psychoanalyst grandfather Sigmund.

From October 2000.

The late broadcaster recalls his colourful life, including his famous grandfather Sigmund.

The late broadcaster recalls his colourful life, including his famous psychoanalyst grandfather Sigmund.

An all-rounder Sir Clement looks back on life.

Restaurant critic and serial 'lister' on Just a Minute, Sir Clement looks back at his life.

A series in which a well-known name in the comedy world reminisces and entertains.

This week, gourmet and raconteur Sir Clement Freud.

Another chance to hear the late Sir Clement Freud entertain an audience at the 2000 Edinburgh Fringe Festival with reminiscences, jokes and anecdotes.

Another chance to hear Sir Clement Freud at the 2000 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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From the Beatles to Sir Laurence Olivier, the veteran reminisces about his acting career.

From the Beatles to Sir Laurence Olivier, the stage and screen veteran reminisces about his acting career. From October 2000.

From The Beatles to Sir Laurence Olivier.

The veteran actor reminisces about his career.

The stage and screen veteran reminisces about his acting career.

From October 2000.

, one of the greats of British stage and screen, reminisces about his life and career.

Episode 5 of 6.

One of the greats of British stage and screen, including The Pink Panther and the Beatles movies, reminisces about his life and career.

Series in which a well-known name in the comedy world reminisces and entertains.

This week, one of the greats of British stage and screen, Victor Spinetti.

0206 LASTDora Bryan2000103120011011
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From ENSA to Hello Dolly, the actress remembers her stage, film and television career.

From ENSA to Hello Dolly, the veteran actress reminisces about her stage, film and television career. From October 2000.

From ENSA to 'Hello Dolly'.

The actress remembers her stage, film and television career.

The veteran actress reminisces about her stage, film and television career.

From October 2000.

This week, the first person to be twice chosen as the subject of `This Is Your Life', Dora Bryan, looks back on her 63 years in show business.

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The singer and writer reflects on his three great loves - fishing, surrealism and jazz.

Anecdotes galore from the singer and author, featuring his three great loves - fishing, surrealism and jazz. From November 2001.

fishing, surrealism and jazz.

From November 2001

Anecdotes galore from the singer and author, featuring his three great loves - fishing, surrealism and jazz.

George Melly: George Melly regales an audience with tales of his eventful life and of his great loves: fishing, surrealism and jazz.

Series in which a well-known name reminisces and entertains.

George Melly regales an audience with tales of his eventful life.

0302John Fortune
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The satirist and writer recalls his career and the people he's worked with.

Satirist, comedian, writer and actor John Fortune shares memories of his career with an audience.

Giving his frank take on fame, John talks of his recent working encounters with John Bird and Rory Bremner - and names the top three funniest men that he's met - one of them is Peter Cook.

John Fortune: Born: 30 June 1939. Died: 31 December 2013.

Producer: Claire Jones

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 4 in November 2001.

The satirist and writer recalls his career and the people he's worked with, including Peter Cook and John Bird. From November 2001.

The satirist and writer recalls his career and the people he's worked with, including Peter Cook and John Bird.

From November 2001.

The satirist and writer recalls his career and the people he's worked with, like Peter Cook and John Bird.

He talks about his career and people he has enjoyed working with, including Peter Cook and John Bird.

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The actress ecalls her stage, film and TV career and working with David Frost.

The actress recalls her career on stage, in film and on TV, with memories of David Frost and Robert Morley. From December 2001.

The actress recalls her career on stage, in film and on TV.

The actress recalls her career on stage, in film and on TV, with memories of David Frost and Robert Morley.

From December 2001.

tells tales of Cecil Beaton, Donald Wolfit, going topless and being almost famous.

Series in which a well-known name reminisces and entertains.

Sheila Steafel recalls her career on stage, in film and on TV.

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The comic actor, famed as 'Alf Ippititimus', recalls his TV, stage and Carry On career.

The comic actor, famed for playing 'Alf Ippititimus', recalls his TV, stage and Carry On film career. From December 2001.

The comic actor recalls his TV, stage and Carry On film career.

From December 2001.

The comic actor, famed for playing 'Alf Ippititimus', recalls his TV, stage and Carry On film career.

reminisces about his double act with Joe Baker, 'Alf Ippititimus', Des O'Connor and the Carry Ons...

Series in which a well-known name reminisces and entertains.

Jack Douglas recalls a career which has included teaming up with Des O'Connor and working with the `Carry On' team.

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Award-winning actor Warren Mitchell talks about where his love of acting began, the terrors of performing on live television - and how Alf Garnett came into his life thanks to BBC TV sitcom 'Till Death Us Do Part'.

Warren Mitchell (Born: 1926 - Died: 2015)

Series showcasing the reminisces of celebrated raconteurs before a live audience.

Producer: Claire Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2001.

The actor recalls his career, the terror of live TV and how Alf Garnett came into his life

The actor recalls his career, the terror of live TV and reveals how Alf Garnett came into his life. From December 2001.

The actor recalls his career, and reveals how 'Alf Garnett' came into his life.

The actor recalls his career, the terror of live TV and reveals how 'Alf Garnett' came into his life.

From December 2001.

talks about where his love of acting began, the terrors of performing on live TV and how Alf Garnett came about.

Series in which a well-known name reminisces and entertains.

Warren Mitchell talks about where his love of acting began and the terrors of working on live television.

0306 LASTJohn Inman2001122520020802
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The actor recalls a love of pantomime and backstage tales of TV's Are You Being Served?

The actor recalls his career, with a love of pantomime and backstage tales of TV's Are You Being Served? From December 2001.

John Inman tells anecdotes of his early career in rep, and discusses his love of pantomime.

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Well-known people reminisce and entertain.

Ludovic Kennedy recalls a memorable interview with Harold Macmillan and having a poem composed about him during a taxi ride in India.

The late Ludovic Kennedy reminisces about his life.

He remembers a very Eton schoolboy prank involving hiring a plane, and shares memories of his favourite interviewees from his 25 years as a TV broadcaster.

The late Ludovic Kennedy reminisces about his life and his 25 years on television.

The broadcaster recalls school days, wartime and his TV career, including interviewing Harold Macmillan. From October 2002.

The broadcaster recalls school days, wartime and his TV career.

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Andrew Sachs reminisces about his work.

Andrew Sachs talks about his background as a German refugee, his first steps as an actor, and his best known role as Manuel in `Fawlty Towers'.

The comedy performer recalls life as a German refugee and his acting career, including Manuel in 'Fawlty Towers'. From October 2002.

The performer recalls life as a German refugee and his acting career, including Manuel.

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Series in which a well-known name reminisces and entertains.

Melvyn Hayes talks about his career on stage, screen and radio.

recalls his showbiz career, including 'Summer Holiday', 'Carry On' and 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum'. From October 2002.

Recall a showbiz career including 'Summer Holiday', 'Carry On' and 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum'

Melvyn Hayes recalls his showbiz career, including 'Summer Holiday', 'Carry On' and 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum'. From October 2002.

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Poet Pam looks back at her life and her times, with childhood memories and comical rhymes.

Poet Pam Ayres looks back at her life and her times, with childhood memories and comical rhymes. From October 2002.

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Actor Peter Sallis reminisces about his work, including playing Cleggy in Last of the Summer Wine and being the voice of Wallace in the animation Wallace and Gromit.

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The Rumpole of the Bailey creator shares favourite tales of his life as a barrister and writer. From November 2002.

Rumpole of the Bailey creator shares favourite tales of his life as a barrister and writer

Barrister and writer John Mortimer, creator of Rumpole, shares his favourite stories of a rich and varied career.

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Series in which a well-known name reminisces and entertains. Keith Barron looks back on a lengthy career in radio and TV.

Keith Barron looks back on a lengthy career in radio and TV.

This week's guest, Keith Barron, reminisces and tells anecdotes about his radio and TV career - including Madame Bovary, Daziel and Pascoe, and cult sitcom Duty Free - as well as sharing his memories and thoughts on the era of Variety.

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The Liver Birds actress recalls her career, reflects on being Welsh and reveals how Liz Taylor upstaged her. From August 2003.

reflects on her career, being Welsh and reveals how Liz Taylor upstaged her.

Actress Nerys Hughes talks about her career including her best-known roles in The Liverbirds and District Nurse.

She also talks about the importance of her family, her Welsh background and being upstaged by Elizabeth Taylor.

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Best loved as Tinker Dill in 1990s TV hit Lovejoy, the actor Dudley Sutton reminisces about his film and TV career. From September 2003.

Best loved as Tinker Dill in 90s TV hit Lovejoy, Dudley Sutton reminisces about his career

talks about a career which includes over 40 movies and countless TV appearances.

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'Archers' veteran Charles Collingwood looks back over his life and career playing Brian Aldridge. From September 2003.

Archers veteran Charles Collingwood looks back over his life and career as Brian Aldridge.

, who plays the dastardly Brian Aldridge in The Archers, talks about his career.

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'Carry On' star of countless British comedies, actress Liz Fraser recalls her career.

The 'Carry On' star of countless British film and TV comedies, actress Liz Fraser recalls her career. From September 2003.

Actress Liz Fraser, reminisces about a fascinating career appearing in 53 films to date.

Famous for being the Cockney blonde in many a Carry On film, she also looks back at working with Peter Sellers, Irene Handl, Joyce Grenfell, Alistair Sim, and Michael Caine, as well as talking about her more recent role in Last of The Summer Wine.

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The award-winning star of stage, TV and the big screen recalls his career. From September 2003.

The award-winning star of stage, TV and the big screen recalls his career.

Actor Richard Griffiths reminisces about his career and upbringing.

He tells stories of growing up on Teesside with parents who were both profoundly deaf and how at the age of 16 he walked to London to get a job.

He remembers his disastrous first appearance on stage, an awkward moment with Gordon Jackson in the RSC and explains how he ended up in a mucky situation in It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet.