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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: Left longing for more Sillitoe

... Left longing for more Sillitoe BY MOIRA PETTY The sense of a community in a time and place was wrapped as thick as porridge around Allan Sillitoe's mesmerising radio reinterpretation of his own classi ...

Published: Thursday 07 December 1995
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 989 | Page: Page 23 | Tags: radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Boomerang generation

... Boomerang generation By MOIRA PETTY Chris Thompson's series about grown-up children who keep coming home to stay, Boomerang (Bite Back Radio for R4, from Thursday, August 29), has hit on one of those ...

Published: Thursday 12 September 1996
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 988 | Page: Page 25 | Tags: radio review 

Radio Review: Drama that gets under the skin

... Drama that gets under the skin By Moira Petty Crime-based drama which gets under the skin and into the brain of its perpetrators works so well on radio. While television drama increasingly portrays th ...

Published: Thursday 28 March 1996
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 934 | Page: Page 26 | Tags: radio review 

Radio Review: Terror submerged deep down

... Terror submerged deep down The awful theme of the murder of one child by another was the springboard for a gripping investigation into childhood innocence and culpability in Killing Susan (R4, Thursda ...

Published: Thursday 17 July 1997
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 930 | Page: Page 28 | Tags: photographs  radio review 

Radio Review: Classless soap shows the way

... Classless soap shows the way The soap is a maligned art form. At its best, it is a microcosm of the world it portrays, everyday trivia is as important to the drama as the cliffhanger issues which make ...

Published: Thursday 18 December 1997
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 915 | Page: Page 31 | Tags: photographs  radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Merely flirting with infidelity

... Merely flirting with infidelity By MOIRA PETTY Jane Austen's most successful heroines are flawed, although not fatally, but in a little known text. Lady Susan (R4, from Monday, January 11), dramatised ...

Published: Thursday 14 January 1999
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 934 | Page: Page 20 | Tags: radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: The silly season strikes again

... The silly season strikes again By MOIRA PETTY As a fledgling reporter I knew this as the silly season. News was slow, and life seemed to repeat itself in front of you--as did the TV schedules. Radio d ...

Published: Thursday 12 August 1999
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 951 | Page: Page 17 | Tags: radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Those lost opportunities

... Those lost opportunities By MOIRA PETTY Often, the old or the dying--or the old and dying--amble back through their lives hand-in-hand with a passing playwright. It is a useful plot device with no wor ...

Published: Thursday 17 June 1999
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 907 | Page: Page 23 | Tags: radio review 

SHOWCASES: Richard Fillingham Entertainment

... Richard Fillingham Entertainment AYR By JOHN MOORE BY ALL accounts this was a most successful showcase, staged in the Wonder/west Showboat venue, Ayr. Ricky Fillingham said so; agents present said so; ...

Published: Thursday 25 October 1990
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 278 | Page: Page 10 | Tags: radio review 

HUMPH ON TV AND STEAM RADIO

... LIUMPHREY LYTTELTON and his band have an impressive line-up of radio and TV dates in coming weeks. On February 6 Humph records a contribution for the Radio Lux embourg show ...

Published: Thursday 01 February 1962
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 196 | Page: Page 4 | Tags: radio review