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Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen

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Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 10 February 2014

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, interior designer, fine artist and broadcaster, chooses some of his best-loved pieces of writing to present to the audience at the BBC Radio Theatre, with the help of actors Geoffrey Whitehead and Sian Thomas.
Readings are from The Lady of Shalott by Tennyson, The Golden Ass by Apuleius, The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa, Hints on Household Taste by Charles L Eastlake and My Week with Marilyn by Colin Clark.
Producer Beth O'Dea.

  • Pieces chosen in the programme:

    The Lady of Shalott by Tennyson, from Alfred Lord Tennyson: Selected Poems, publ. Faber & Faber

     

    The Golden Ass by Apuleius, translated by Robert Graves, publ. Penguin Classics

     

    Song: Stand and Deliver by Adam and the Ants

     

    The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa, translated by Archibald Colquhoun, publ. Vintage

     

    Hints on Household Taste by Charles L. Eastlake, publ. Dover Publications

     

    My Week with Marilyn by Colin Clark, publ. HarperPress             

     

       

     

Credits

Presenter
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Reader
Geoffrey Whitehead
Reader
Sian Thomas
Producer
Beth O'Dea

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