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The Double Life of Saki

Drama-documentary which explores the life and work of the writer Hector Hugh Munro, better known by his pen name Saki, whose short stories satirised Edwardian society and culture.

Drama-documentary which explores the life and work of the writer Hector Hugh Munro, better known by his pen name Saki. His short stories satirised Edwardian society and culture, generating a group of loyal and passionate fans. The programme is structured around an interview Saki gave in 1911, with actor Roger Davenport playing the part of Saki. Will Self, Jeffrey Archer, Alexei Sayle, and Roy Hattersley are amongst the contributors.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 15 May 2007 01:00

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Role Contributor
Actor Roger Davenport
Participant Will Self
Participant Jeffrey Archer
Participant Alexei Sayle
Participant Roy Hattersley
Producer Andrea Hutton

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