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Thank You, P.G. Wodehouse


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Barry Norman presents an account of the life and a look at the comic work of the man who gave us Bertie Wooster, Jeeves, Psmith (the P is silent), Lord Emsworth and others in the course of writing 18 plays, 33 musicals, 96 novels and over 200 short stories.
'I started churning the stuff out at the age of five. What I was doing before that, I don't know. Just loafing, I suppose.'


Presenter: Barry Norman
Programme Consultant: Richard Usborne
Designer: George Kyriakides
Producer: Anthony Rouse
Director: Brian Morgan
Wodehouse's voice: Michael Hordern
The aunts: Elizabeth Spriggs
Jeeves: Michael Aldridge
Bertie Wooster: Jonathan Cecil
Lord Emsworth: Cyril Luckham
Duke of Dunstable: James Grout
Lord Ickenham: Ballard Berkeley
Earl of Hoddesdon: James Bree
Beach: John Savident
The Girl: Rosalyn Landor
Psmith: Daniel Day-Lewis
Freddie/Walderwick: Edward Hibbert
Bill/Catsmeat: Clive Wouters

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Thank You, P.G. Wodehouse

BBC Two England, 16 October 1981 20.05

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