Where There's A Will

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer reads from his book of lessons on living and growing old disgracefully.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900721]

Unknown: Leonard Parkin

Producer: David Miller

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19900721]

Unknown: Leonard Parkin

Producer: David Miller

Programme Catalogue - Details: 21 July 199019900721

Producer: D. MILLER

Next in series: EPISODE 1

Previous in series: 17 June 1954

Broadcast history

21 Jul 1990 22:15-22:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1989-12-06

programme catalogue - details: 21 July 199019900721

BBC Programme Number: 90GZ0001

Recorded on 1989-12-06

Producer: D. MILLER

Next in series: EPISODE 1

Previous in series: 17 June 1954

See more WHERE THERE'S A WILL programmes (7)

Broadcast history

21 Jul 1990 22:15-22:45 (RADIO 4)

programme catalogue - station

Radio 4

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0220090422 BT=0430 (BBC7)

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness, and how active pursuit of it will fail.

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness.

0220090422 (BBC7)

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness, and how active pursuit of it will fail.

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness.

020220101026 (BBC7)

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness, and how active pursuit of it will fail.

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness.

020220101026 (BBC7)

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness, and how active pursuit of it will fail.

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness.

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040420101028 (BBC7)

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer delivers more ruminations on the nature of happiness and religion.

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer delivers more ruminations on happiness and religion.

040420101028 (BBC7)

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer delivers more ruminations on the nature of happiness and religion.

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer delivers more ruminations on happiness and religion.

01The Grand Perhaps2003102720060206 (BBC7)
20060207 (BBC7)
20061127 (BBC7)
20061128 (BBC7)
20070806 (BBC7)
20080218 (BBC7)
20090420 (BBC7)
20090421 (BBC7)
20101025 (BBC7)

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer reads from his book and offers lessons in living and growing old disgracefully.

John Mortimer reads from his book and offers lessons in growing old disgracefully.

01The Grand Perhaps2003102720060206 (BBC7)
20060207 (BBC7)
20061127 (BBC7)
20061128 (BBC7)
20070806 (BBC7)
20080218 (BBC7)
20090420 (BBC7)
20090421 (BBC7)
20101025 (BBC7)

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer reads from his book and offers lessons in living and growing old disgracefully.

John Mortimer reads from his book and offers lessons in growing old disgracefully.

02Changing Your Life And The Pursuit Of Happiness2003102820060207 BT=1130 (BBC7)
20060207 (BBC7)
20060208 (BBC7)
20061128 BT=1130 (BBC7)
20061129 (BBC7)
20070807 (BBC7)
20080219 (BBC7)
20090421 BT=1430 (BBC7)
20090422 BT=0430 (BBC7)

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness, and how active pursuit of it will fail.

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness.

02Changing Your Life And The Pursuit Of Happiness2003102820060207 (BBC7)
20060208 (BBC7)
20061128 (BBC7)
20061129 (BBC7)
20070807 (BBC7)
20080219 (BBC7)
20090421 (BBC7)
20090422 (BBC7)

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness, and how active pursuit of it will fail.

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness.

03Believing In Something And Interesting Times2003102920060208 BT=1130 (BBC7)
20060208 (BBC7)
20060209 (BBC7)
20061129 BT=1130 (BBC7)
20061130 (BBC7)
20070808 (BBC7)
20080220 (BBC7)
20090422 BT=1430 (BBC7)
20090423 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20101027 (BBC7)

Reading from his book, playwright and novelist John Mortimer holds forth on war and what makes a terrorist a freedom fighter.

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer holds forth on the topic of war.

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer holds forth on the topic of war, and what makes a terrorist a freedom fighter.

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer delivers more ruminations on the nature of happiness and religion.

03Believing In Something And Interesting Times2003102920060208 (BBC7)
20060209 (BBC7)
20061129 (BBC7)
20061130 (BBC7)
20070808 (BBC7)
20080220 (BBC7)
20090422 (BBC7)
20090423 (BBC7)
20101027 (BBC7)

Reading from his book, playwright and novelist John Mortimer holds forth on war and what makes a terrorist a freedom fighter.

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer holds forth on the topic of war.

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer holds forth on the topic of war, and what makes a terrorist a freedom fighter.

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer delivers more ruminations on the nature of happiness and religion.

04Male Clothing And Making A Fuss2003103020060209 (BBC7)
20060210 (BBC7)
20061201 (BBC7)
20070809 (BBC7)
20080221 (BBC7)
20090423 (BBC7)
20090424 (BBC7)

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer delivers more ruminations on happiness and religion.

04Male Clothing And Making A Fuss2003103020060209 (BBC7)
20060210 (BBC7)
20061201 (BBC7)
20070809 (BBC7)
20080221 (BBC7)
20090423 (BBC7)
20090424 (BBC7)

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer delivers more ruminations on happiness and religion.

05 LASTThe Writer's Life2003103120060210 (BBC7)
20060211 (BBC7)
20061201 (BBC7)
20061202 (BBC7)
20070810 (BBC7)
20080222 (BBC7)
20090424 (BBC7)
20090425 (BBC7)
20101029 (BBC7)

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer ponders what it actually means to 'make a fuss'.

Concluding his book readings, playwright and novelist John Mortimer ponders what it actually means to 'make a fuss'.

05 LASTThe Writer's Life2003103120060210 (BBC7)
20060211 (BBC7)
20061201 (BBC7)
20061202 (BBC7)
20070810 (BBC7)
20080222 (BBC7)
20090424 (BBC7)
20090425 (BBC7)
20101029 (BBC7)

Playwright and novelist John Mortimer ponders what it actually means to 'make a fuss'.

Concluding his book readings, playwright and novelist John Mortimer ponders what it actually means to 'make a fuss'.