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Vanity Fair


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A novel without a hero by WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY adapted for radio in ten parts by MICHAEL KITTERMASTER
1: Introducing the Puppet Show
In which the Manager of the Performance, the Puppet Master, introduces to us his orphaned heroine Becky Sharp and the dear little Amelia. We are promised scenes of all sorts: some dreadful combats, some grand and lofty horse-riding, some scenes of high life, and low; some love-making and some light comic business - the whole accompanied by appropriate effects. We are also introduced to some handsome young officers and the fat Collector of Bogley Wollah. (For cast see Tues: 3.5)
9.58 Weather


Unknown: William Makepeace Thackeray
Unknown: Michael Kittermaster
Unknown: Becky Sharp
Unknown: Bogley Wollah.

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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