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Wodehouse in Hollywood

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 15 December 2008

In 1929 MGM shipped PG Wodehouse out West and thrust $104,000 into his hand - in return for zilch. The stories and novels that Wodehouse created out of his Hollywood experience were his satiric riposte to those that had made a dishonest man out of him. Comedy combining Wodehouse's own writing with dramatised fictional scenes by Tony Staveacre.

PG Wodehouse......Tim McInnerny

Ethel Wodehouse.....Fenella Woolgar

Sam Marx......Rowe David McClelland

Dorothy......Fiona Clarke

Clarence......Declan Wilson

Thalberg/Bobby......Paul Ryder

Directed by Stefan Escreet.

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