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Radio Review: Comic sociology in cartoon form

... Comic sociology in cartoon form By Moira Petty He is invisible, a cog in the monolithic Chester-Perry Organisation, gyrating comically like a hamster on its wheel. Returning for another series based o ...

Published: Thursday 20 July 2000
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 908 | Page: Page 21 | Tags: photographs  radio review 

Radio Review: Drama to top the year's best

... Drama to top the year's best BY MOIRA PETTY There have been few dramas this year as engaging as James Friel's dramatisation of Iris Murdoch's dark novel of human frailties, A Falrty Honourable Defeat ...

Published: Thursday 21 December 2000
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 926 | Page: Page 29 | Tags: radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Foetal attraction had me rapt

... Foetal attraction had me rapt BY MOIRA PETTY Describing this radio production of Sylvia Plath's poem Three Women (BBC Manchester for R3. Saturday, January 8) as a drama raised the wrong kinds of expec ...

Published: Thursday 20 January 2000
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 917 | Page: Page 25 | Tags: radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Elegant shifts of perspective

... Elegant shifts of perspective By Moira Petty One of the most difficult effects to achieve in radio drama, I have decided, after hearing Gordon House's ravishing production of Amy's View (R3, Sunday, J ...

Published: Thursday 03 February 2000
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 898 | Page: Page 20 | Tags: photographs  radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Concentrated emotion

... Concentrated emotion By Moira Petty When Jane Davis, mother of l9-year-old Shannon, one of the victims of the Pan Am flight which exploded over Lockerbie on December 21, 1989, visited the site, she sa ...

Published: Thursday 16 March 2000
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 841 | Page: Page 21 | Tags: radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Anti-feminist message?

... Anti-feminist message? BY MOIRA PETTY Lawyers Chartie and Stephanie took the adversarial tradition to enjoyable new depths in the courtroom drama The System of Justice (R4, Friday, May 19). Stephanie' ...

Published: Thursday 25 May 2000
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 901 | Page: Page 22 | Tags: radio review 

Radio Review: Pinter's mortal choice

... Pinter's mortal choice By MORIA PETTY The 70th birthday celebration production of Moonlight (R3, Sunday, October 8) was chosen by Harold Pinter as the work he would most like to hear on radio and act ...

Published: Thursday 12 October 2000
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 915 | Page: Page 24 | Tags: radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Bourgeois angst simmers away

... Bourgeois angst simmers away By MOIRA PETTY Kingsley Amis was fond of opining that a writer needed to shut himself off from family life if he was to get on. Virginia Woolf concluded that the female wr ...

Published: Thursday 30 March 2000
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 913 | Page: Page 21 | Tags: radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Strange but seductive fare

... Strange but seductive fare BY MOIRA PETTY There is nothing like a little bewilderment to make Saturday night go with a swing. Mark Ravenhili's Feed Me (R3, Saturday, November 18) resembled a party whe ...

Published: Thursday 23 November 2000
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 913 | Page: Page 34 | Tags: radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Trap of deadly dignity

... Trap of deadly dignity BY MOIRA PETTY Commemorating the dead can be a portentous business, as Michael found out in Soft Stones (BBC Manchester for R4, Tuesday, September 12). He wanted some kind of a ...

Published: Thursday 28 September 2000
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 714 | Page: Page 24 | Tags: photographs  radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Moving drama with pedigree

... Moving drama with pedigree BY MOIRA PETTY Those time-honoured doggy commands sit, wait and down may not be the obvious catch words of the self-help, psychobabble generation. Yet the discipline of dog ...

Published: Thursday 31 August 2000
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 889 | Page: Page 16 | Tags: photographs  radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Fishing drama is a prize catch

... Fishing drama is a prize catch BY MOIRA PETTY The Wire, Radio 3's series of new plays by controversial writers, came up trumps with Richard Bean's Unsinkable (R3, Saturday, December 2), a gritty drama ...

Published: Thursday 07 December 2000
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 867 | Page: Page 32 | Tags: photographs  radio review