Britten 100

Britten 100

Britten 100. Highlights from Radio 3’s Britten centenary weekend in Aldeburgh with special features, interviews and on location reports recorded in Suffolk.

Updated: weekly
Episodes available for: Indefinitely
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  • 24 Nov 3MB

    britten: Britten at Home: Britten's Games 24 Nov 13

    Games with the Rostropoviches, and a controversial version of Happy Families

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 24 Nov 3MB

    britten: Britten at Home: Britten's Clothes 23 Nov 13

    Britten’s understated elegance, and Willie Winkie nightgowns

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 24 Nov 3MB

    britten: Britten at Home: Britten's Food 24 Nov 13

    Mrs Hudson’s Sunday roasts, and Britten’s liking for a pre-concert Brandy

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 24 Nov 3MB

    britten: Britten's Suffolk: Aldeburgh 24 Nov 13

    Louise Fryer walks around Britten’s Aldeburgh

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 23 Nov 3MB

    britten: Britten at Home: Britten's Cars 23 Nov 13

    A passion for big cars, and memories of a road race from Aldeburgh to Snape

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 23 Nov 3MB

    britten: Britten's Suffolk: Churches 23 Nov 13

    Louise Fryer visits important churches to Britten in Aldeburgh, Blythburgh and Oxford

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 23 Nov 9MB

    britten: Murray Perahia interview 23 Nov 13

    Murray Perahia (who was coached by Britten himself) talks to Suzy Klein in a wide ranging interview.

    Duration: 20 mins

  • 23 Nov 20MB

    britten: Singing for Britten 23 Nov 13

    John Bridcut explores Britten's creative relationship with amateur singers.

    Duration: 43 mins

  • 23 Nov 4MB

    britten: Britten's Suffolk: Childhood Places 23 Nov 13

    Louise Fryer visits Lowestoft and Gresham’s School

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 23 Nov 3MB

    britten: Britten at Home: Britten's Pets 23 Nov 13

    The dachshunds loved by Britten and Pears, and Red House resident Johnnie the Parrot

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 22 Nov 3MB

    britten: Britten's Suffolk: The Sea 22 Nov 13

    Louise Fryer boards an historic fishing boat known to Britten as a child

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 22 Nov 3MB

    britten: Britten's Suffolk: Red House 22 Nov 13

    Louise Fryer views the Aldeburgh house that Britten and Pears called

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 22 Nov 8MB

    britten: Marion Thorpe interview 22 Nov 13

    Marion Thorpe was a close friend of Britten's for more than 30 years until his death in 1976. Interviewed here by Tom

    Duration: 17 mins

  • 22 Nov 3MB

    britten: Britten's Suffolk: Snape Maltings 22 Nov 13

    Snape Maltings – Louise Fryer wanders around Britten’s music centre amongst the reeds

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 22 Nov 3MB

    britten: Britten at Home: Britten's Sports 22 Nov 13

    Britten’s Sports – Lethal tennis playing, and skinny dipping in the Red House swimming pool

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 22 Nov 26MB

    britten: Britten’s People 22 Nov 13

    Benjamin Britten’s legacy to the people who knew him, lived alongside him and to the county that inspired him.

    Duration: 57 mins

  • 21 Nov 3MB

    britten: Michael Berkeley interview 21 Nov 13

    Suzy Klein interviews Britten's godson on In Tune.

    Duration: 6 mins