2002 BBC Productions

BBC Radio 2Sir Derek Jacobi

"Goodbye, Mr Chips" - October & November - 5x15mins

Read by Sir Derek Jacobi / Directed by Neil Gardner

A new five-part abridgement of James Hilton's classic novella, about the life and experiences of private school teacher Mr Chips. From the hopes of youth, the joy of love, the despair of loss, through to the horror of war, battles with colleagues, and an eventual and tear-jerking finale.



Dietz & Schwartz

"The Night & The Music" - January & February - 4x30mins

Presented by Ruthie Henshall / Produced by James Montgomery

In four instalments, star of the West End Ruthie Henshall recalls and celebrates the composer, Arthur Schwartz and the lyricist, Howard Dietz, who together gave us Dancing In The Dark, That’s Entertainment, The Night And The Music and many more.



BBC Radio 3Woody Allen playing jazz clarinet

"Woody Allen's New Orlean's Jazz Clarinet" - January & February - 8x30mins

Presented by Woody Allen / Produced by Alan Hall & Alyn Shipton

Director and clarinetist Woody Allen, over 8 episodes, makes a personal assessment of Sidney Bechet, Johnny Dodds, Jimmy Moon, George Lewis and other great New Orleans-based exponents of the jazz clarinet.