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Beauty

Episode 4 of 4

Pam talks about buying a very unsuitable outfit having admired it on someone else. Poetry and sketches with Felicity Montagu and Geoffrey Whitehead. From February 2014.

Poet Pam Ayres brings her Radio 4 audience half an hour packed with poems, stories and sketches, this week on the subject of beauty and, that newly-coined term, wellness.

She is joined on stage by Felicity Montagu and Geoffrey Whitehead, with Geoffrey playing her long-suffering husband 'Gordon'.

This week Pam talks about meeting Phyllis Diller and finding out about 'chin brown', she recalls buying a very unsuitable outfit having admired it on someone else and explains how you know when you've put on a little too much weight.

Poems include: Too Much of a Fag, Did I Turn Off My Tongs?, Had a Little Work Done, Pilates, Once I Was a Looker and So Was My Spouse, and the legendary I Wish I'd Looked After Me Teeth.

Sketch writers: James Bugg, Grainne McGuire, Claire Jones, Andy Wolton and Tom Neenan.
Producer: Claire Jones.

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 28 Aug 2018 05:00

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