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Recordings of Television and Radio Productions of E.F. Benson's works, 1945-2005

MS. Digital 63
  1. Dead of Night, which includes E.F. Benson’s story The Bus Conductor. Warner Home Video, 1945.
  2. ‘Benson in Brixton’: Interviews with Mapp and Lucia television cast and production team, 1984.
  3. Channel 4 ‘Videobox’ responses to Series 1 of Mapp and Lucia (1984), with clips, 1984.
  4. Queen Lucia, performed by Geraldine McEwan with music by Victor Herbert. CBS Studios, 1987.
  5. Fear on Four: The Face, dramatised by M. Bakewell. BBC Radio 4, 21 Feb 1988.
  6. Mapp and Lucia, read by Prunella Scales and abridged by Andrew Simpson. Hamlyn Books on Tape, 1988.
  7. As We Were, read by Sir John Gielgud, compiled by Donald Bancroft and directed by John Theocharis. BBC Radio 4, 24-28 Dec 1989.
  8. Queen Lucia, dramatised and narrated by Aubrey Woods and directed by John Cardy. BBC Radio Collection, 1990.
  9. An Autumn Sowing, read by Denys Hawthorne, abridged by Anthony Keany and produced by Enyd Williams. Broadcast as 'Book at Bedtime' on BBC Radio 4, 2 Apr-3 May 1991.
  10. Coast-to-Coast, Jun 1991.
  11. The Terror by Night, read by Brian Gear. BBC Radio 4, 23 Sep 1993.
  12. The Haunting of Lamb House, narrated by John Franklyn-Robbins, Davina Porter and Simon Prebble. Recorded Books Inc., 1993.
  13. The Haunting of Lamb House, read by John Rye. Isis Audio, 1993.
  14. Mrs Amsworth, read by Richard Pasco and directed by Chrys Salt. CSA TellTapes, 1995.
  15. The Man Who Went Too Far, read by Michael Kitchen and produced by Mike Carrington-Wood. Country Living Magazine/Hodder Headline Audiobooks, 1995.
  16. Caterpillars, read by Patrick Malahide and directed by Chrys Salt. CSA TellTapes, 1996.
  17. Queen Lucia, read by Flo Gibson, 2000.
  18. Singleheart by Nicholas McInerny. Radio 4, 2001.
  19. The Blotting Book, dramatised by Stephen Wyatt and directed by Martin Jenkins. BBC Radio 4, 26 Jul 2003.
  20. Miss Mapp, dramatised by Ned Sherrin and produced by Celia de Wolff. BBC Radio 4, Jun 2005.
  21. Lifeline Theatre Presents Queen Lucia A Musical Romp! Original Cast Recording Book by Christina Calvit Music and lyrics by George Howe, 2005.
  22. Mapp and Lucia, adapted for radio by Ned Sherrin and directed by Celia de Wolff. A Pier Production for BBC Radio 4, 2005.
  23. Trouble for Lucia, read by Aubrey Woods. BBC Radio 4, n.d.
  24. The Face, read by Richard Pasco and directed by Chrys Salt. CSA TellTapes, n.d.
  25. Complementary Souls, read by Miriam Margolyes, with Paul Bines’ interview on Radio Tilling with the author of Major Benjy, Guy Fraser-Sampson, n.d.
  26. Mrs Amworth, n.d.
  27. Paying Guests, n.d.


  • 1945-2005


27 items

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access



MS. Digital 63

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom