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Sara Pascoe on Virginia Woolf

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Comedian Sara Pascoe chooses the author of ‘Mrs Dalloway’, Virginia Woolf. With Matthew Parris. From 2016.

Sara Pascoe champions the life of Virginia Woolf, author of 'Mrs Dalloway' and 'A Room of One's Own', describing her as a sensible feminist.

Sara explains why she thinks if she were alive today, Woolf would be a comedian, and how through her diaries and letters she's discovered the witty, manic and egotistical Virginia. Presenter Matthew Parris confesses to struggling with her work. Alexandra Harris is the expert.

Producer: Toby Field

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2016.

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30 minutes

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Fri 2 Apr 2021 00:30

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest Sara Pascoe
Interviewed Guest Alexandra Harris
Producer Toby Field

Broadcasts

  • Tue 16 Aug 2016 16:30
  • Fri 19 Aug 2016 23:00
  • Thu 1 Apr 2021 18:30
  • Fri 2 Apr 2021 00:30

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