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Evelyn Waugh

Bryony Lavery, Adam Mars-Jones, Philip Eade and Alexander Waugh join Matthew Sweet to celebrate Evelyn Waugh on the 50th anniversary of his death.

A celebration of Evelyn Waugh to mark the 50th anniversary of his death. Matthew Sweet is joined by two writers who are long term admirers - Adam Mars-Jones and Bryony Lavery and by Waugh's latest biographer, Philip Eade and his grandson and editor, Alexander Waugh.

Brideshead Revisited - adapted by Bryony Lavery - runs at York Theatre Royal from Fri 22 Apr - Sat 30 Apr and then goes on tour to Bath, Southampton, Cambridge, Malvern, Brighton, Oxford, Richmond.

Evelyn Waugh - A Life Revisited by Philip Eade will be published in July.

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45 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest Adam Mars-Jones
Interviewed Guest Bryony Lavery
Interviewed Guest Alexander Waugh
Interviewed Guest Philip Eade
Producer Zahid Warley

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The Arts & Ideas Podcast

The Arts & Ideas Podcast

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