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British Radio Drama is a book published by Cambridge University Press in 1981. Edited by John Drakakis, it is a collection of academic articles and critical analysis of various topics within the medium[1].

It was published in both hardcover and paperback editions.

ContentsEdit

Introduction - John DrakakisEdit

Retrospective of the medium.

The radio drama of Louis MacNeice - Christopher HolmeEdit

Discussing the career and plays of poet and playwright Louis MacNeice.

The radio road to Llareggub - Peter LewisEdit

The radio career of poet Dylan Thomas, particularly the genesis of Under Milk Wood.

Telling the story: Susan Hill and Dorothy L. Sayers - Donald A. LowEdit

The work of writers Susan Hill and Dorothy L. Sayers, the later primarily in regards to The Man Born To Be King.

Giles Cooper: the medium as moralist - Frances GrayEdit

The career of playwright and producer Giles Cooper.

The radio plays of Henry Reed - Roger SavageEdit

The work of poet, playwright, and translator Henry Reed.

Beckett and the radio medium - Katherine WorthEdit

Samuel Beckett's plays for radio.

British radio drama since 1960 - David WadeEdit

Discusses the work of several playwrights, including Rhys Adrian, Don Haworth, R.C. Scriven, Tom Stoppard, and others.

ReferencesEdit

  1. British Radio Drama, ed. John Drakakis Cambridge University Press 1981

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