Waugh On Five Fronts

a selection of letters by Evelyn Waugh, presented and read in five parts by Simon Cadell, produced by Jane Morgan.

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A selection of letters by Evelyn Waugh written to his family and friends.

Read by Simon Cadell. 1: The Twenties

The main thing that

Evelyn Waugh learnt at

Oxford was how to drink a lot without any ill effects. Producer Jane Morgan

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Unknown: Evelyn Waugh

Read By: Simon Cadell.

Producer: Jane Morgan

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2: Letters to his Family Evelyn Waugh has a reputation of being a fierce father, which is belied by his letters to his children. always witty as well as loving.

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Unknown: Evelyn Waugh

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3: The War

Evelyn Waugh embarked on his military career with enthusiasm and hope and was soon disillusioned, but managed to retain his sense of humour in the midst of the disasters of his war.

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4: Letters to Nancy Mitford Evelyn Waugh 's friendship with Nancy Mitford lasted over many years, probably because, for most of the time, the English Channel separated them.

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Unknown: Nancy Mitford

Unknown: Evelyn Waugh

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5: Letters to the Betjemans Evelyn Waugh tried very hard to woo John Betjeman away from Anglo-

Catholicism to the Roman

Church, and the correspondence often became extremely heated.

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Unknown: Betjemans Evelyn Waugh

Unknown: John Betjeman

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Extracts of letters by Evelyn Waugh describing life at Oxford, his marriage and divorce in the 1920s.

Read by Simon Cadell.

The main thing that Evelyn Waugh learnt at Oxford was how to drink a great deal without any ill effects.

Extracts of letters by Evelyn Waugh describing life at Oxford, his marriage and divorce in the 1920s.

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Despite his reputation of being a fierce father, Waugh's letters to his children were always witty and loving.

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Waugh embarked on his military career with enthusiasm, and managed to maintain his sense of humour despite his disillusionment.

Waugh embarked on his military career with enthusiasm and managed to retain his sense of humour despite his disillusionment.

Evelyn Waugh embarked on his military career with enthusiasm, and managed to maintain his sense of humour despite his disillusionment.

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Evelyn Waugh's friendship with Nancy Mitford lasted over many years, probably because they were separated by the English Channel.

Evelyn Waugh's friendship with Nancy Mitford lasted over many years, probably because the English Channel separated them.

Evelyn Waugh's friendship with Nancy Mitford lasted over many years, probably because the English Channel kept them apart.

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Evelyn Waugh tried very hard to woo John Betjeman to the Roman Church, and their correspondence often became extremely heated.