The coming week’s bookish radio delights to listen out for include:
Sunday 26 February
Episode 2: Hugh and the Strolling Players meet a strange Pilgrim. But Argos is not so lucky.
4/5. Mary’s friendship with sickly Colin is producing some startling results. With Beryl Reid.
Monday 27 February
How Tarzan has enjoyed a hundred years swinging through the jungle of popular culture.
Wednesday 29 February
1/4. Tess Durbeyfield struggles to overcome the pitfalls of rural poverty and ignorance.
Thursday 1 March
2/4. Tess must face the ruinous consequences of her encounter with Alec D’Urberville.
Friday 2 March
3/4. Tess has finally agreed to marry Angel, but will she tell him about her child?
This Sunday (26 February), of course, sees the Oscar winners get announced. My fingers are crossed for another book-related win in the Animated Short’s category. Last year Shaun Tan’s The Lost Thing won:
Here’s hoping that this year The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore can nail it.