Programme Index

Discover 10,060,517 listings and 231,353 playable programmes from the BBC

Vanity Fair

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A novel without a hero by WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY and 10: The End of the Puppet Show
In which some of our puppets visit the little ducal town of Pumpernickel, where schinken. braten and kartoffeln are consumed in great quantities and in which our two heroines find their different booths in Vanity Fair before the Manager of our Performance, the Puppet Master, reluctantly - Ah Vanitas, Vanitatum - shuts up the box and his puppets. with young Georgy
Signature tune composed by MICHAEL STEER
Technical assistance to the puppets of Vanity Fair was graciously given by JOCK FARRELL, PENNY LEICESTER and ENYD CLOWES Directed by DAVID SPENSER
4.31 Announcements

Contributors

Unknown:
William Makepeace
Composed By:
Michael Steer
Unknown:
Jock Farrell,
Unknown:
Penny Leicester
Unknown:
Enyd Clowes
Directed By:
David Spenser
Becky:
With Sarah Badel
Amelia:
Petra Markham
Joseph Sedley:
Timothy West
William Dobbin:
Sean Barrett
Thackeray:
Alec McCewen
Croupier:
Philip Sully
Major Loder:
Tim Bentinck
Rook:
Roger Hammond
the older:
Adam Godley

BBC Radio 4 FM

About BBC Radio 4

Intelligent speech, the most insightful journalism, the wittiest comedy, the most fascinating features and the most compelling drama and readings anywhere in UK radio.

Appears in

Suggest an Edit

We are trying to reflect the information printed in the Radio Times magazine.

  • Press the 'Suggest an Edit' button
  • Type in any changes to the title, synopsis or contributor information using the Radio Times Style Guide for reference.
  • Click the Submit Edits button.
    Your changes will be sent for verification and if accepted, will appear in due course More