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Radio and television scripts, 1964-1973

MS. 6681/42

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All unbound typescript draft copies unless stated. Comprises:
  1. 'The World of Books', C. Day-Lewis review of Erotic Poetry edited by William Cole, radio script, BBC Home Service, 22 Aug 1964.
  2. 'Sir Maurice Bowra' radio script ['as broadcast'], BBC Radio Three, 7 Apr 1972.
  3. 'Interview with C Day-Lewis' by Hallam Tennyson, Telediphone Transcript (Programme Services Group), recorded 24 Apr 1972 [in envelope sent via Mrs Amis, Lemmons and later endorsed by Jill Balcon 'Transcript of CDL's last Radio Interview before he died and tribute to Maurice Bowra']. Carbon copy typescript, with amendments by Jill Balcon. Broadcast on BBC Radio 3 as "On a tilting deck" 16 Jun 1972 [edited].
  4. '"On a tilting deck", C. Day-Lewis talks to Hallam Tennyson about his life and work', radio script, broadcast BBC Radio 3, 16 Jun 1972. With typescript flyer, signed by 'H'.
  5. 'The Exiles: A Play in Three Acts', radio script, fair typecript copy, soft binding, n.d. With letter of rejection by Hallam Tennyson to Jill Balcon regarding script, 16 Nov 1973.
  6. 'A Lasting Joy', television script, Jul 1972. Typescript copies of programmes 1 to 3, photocopied typescripts of programmes 4 to 6. Broadcast BBC 1, Jul-Aug 1972 [programme 6, on 'Death and Immortality' broadcast 'without opening and closing titles, as OBITUARY TRIBUTE' on BBC 2, 24 May 1972]. With manuscript and typescript copies of foreward by Jill Balcon for A Lasting Joy, published 1973.


  • 1964-1973


1 box (5 folders)


MS. 6681/42

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Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom