2002 BBC Productions
BBC Radio 2
"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.
"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 3
"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.