Tagged with: Classic serial

    Posts (5)

    1. Senior Producer, A&Mi

      In case you missed The History of Titus Groan in Saturday's Classic Serial slot you have until Sunday afternoon to hear it in its entirety on the Radio 4 website (details at the end of this post). Titus and Muzzlehatch: Image courtesy of the Mervyn Peake Estate In The Guardian radio ...

      Read more

    2. Writer and Broadcaster

      Editor's note: You can still hear the first four episodes (of six) of The History of Titus Groan on the Radio 4 website. Episode five is on Radio 4 this Sunday at 3pm and on the website soon afterwards. Brian Sibley, who has dramatised Mervyn Peake's classic novels blogs on dealing on the story...

      Read more

    3. Producer

      Brian Sibley is a bit of a legend in radio. Presenter (Radio 4 arts programme Kaleidoscope and the World Service arts magazine Meridian), contributor and playwright, he paired up with writer Michael Bakewell on the classic dramatisation of Lord of the Rings, he did the complete Narnia series, an...

      Read more

    4. Head of Interactive, Radio 3

      Robin Brooks dramatised 'I, Claudius' for BBC Radio 4. Here, he writes about the pleasures of adapting Graves for radio. His post begins with a clip from the current episode - SB As material for dramatisation, one of the best things about 'I, Claudius' is that it starts very well and then get...

      Read more

    5. Editor's note: this post by the lead in Radio 4's new Classic Serial, 'I, Claudius', starts with a clip from the drama - SB. I was eight when 'I, Claudius' first aired on the BBC in 1976. It remains burned on my brain as the first televisual event that I recall. Of course I was far too young to...

      Read more