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  1. Tom Stoppard: Radio Plays (2012)

    Director
    Charles Lefeaux; John Tydeman
    Subject
    English language and literature; Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD, 332 minutes), £40.00

    This five CD set collects the original BBC broadcasts of four of Tom Stoppard’s most important radio plays: ‘Albert’s Bridge’, ‘Artist Descending a Staircase’, ‘The Dog It Was That Died’ and...

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  2. Turing’s Test (2009)

    Director
    Mike Heath; Neil Gardner
    Subject
    Drama; Information technology; Social Studies

    A fictionalised account of the final moments in the life of Alan Turing, in the first collaboration of its kind between a national newspaper (The Independent) and an independent production company. The...

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  3. Samuel Beckett: Works for Radio (2006)

    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD, 235 minutes), £39.95

    Released to mark the centenary of the birth of Samuel Beckett [1906-1989], this set of four CDs collects the five works that Beckett created expressly for the radio: All That Fall, Embers, Words and Music,...

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  4. Day That Panicked America, The: H. G. Wells’ War of the Worlds Scandal (2005)

    Subject
    Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD, 60 minutes), $9.99

    Examines the events surrounding the broadcast in 1938 of Orson Welles’ radio adaptation of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds which caused panic when thousands of Americans thought the world was coming to an...

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  5. War of the Worlds Broadcast (2003)

    Subject
    Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD, 60 minutes), $9.99

    The full 1-hour classic radio ‘Mischief Night’ that took place on 30 October 1938, in which Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater- On-The-Air produced a dramatization of H.G. Wells’ tale "War of the...

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  6. Forty Years on (2000 Audio)

    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, 2 audiocassettes. 95 min. 2 compact discs. 95 min., 2000 sale: £9.99 (inclusive) audiocassette 2000 sale: £12.99 (inclusive) CD

    Alan Bennett stars in a radio production of his satirical comedy ‘Forty Years On’ (1968). The plot concerns a soon-to-retire headmaster who attempts to bestow his nostalgia-ridden influence on the...

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  7. John Gielgud at the BBC (2000 Audio)

    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, 2 audiocassettes. 180 min., 2000 sale: £9.99 (inclusive)

    Extracts of John Gielgud’s radio performances, collected from the BBC Archive. Includes ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ with Edith Evans, ‘Arms and the Man’, ‘Richard II’, ‘Measure for...

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  8. Shout It out - Sue Torr’s Story (1996 Video)

    Director
    Adrian Emerson
    Producer
    John Sheppard
    Subject
    Drama; Education
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 32 min.

    An autobiographical play by Sue Torr, a previously illiterate divorced mother and school-dinner lady, who turned an account of what it was like to be illiterate into a radio play and founded the Shout It Out...

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  9. Invasion from Mars: Or How Orson Welles Panicked a Nation (1988 Video)

    Producer
    Neil Cameron
    Subject
    Media studies; Psychology; Technology
    Distribution
    OUT OF DISTRIBUTION, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min.

    On 30 October 1938, the Orson Welles Mercury Theatre group enacted a version, by Howard Koch, of H.G. Wells, novel ‘War of the Worlds’. It was transmitted live at 8pm standard time throughout the USA on...

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  10. Vintage Archers (3 Parts) (1988 Audio)

    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, 6 audiocassettes. 3 x 145 min., 2001 sale: £9.99 (inclusive) each 2001 sale: £22.50 (inclusive) set

    Three two-audiocassette packs containing collected excerpts from ‘The Archers’ radio serial drama, which was first broadcast on 1 January 1951. 1 (1988): These early episodes set the scene for the...

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