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Television scripts for Say Something Happened aka Independence aka Happiness, that's the Main Thing, 1979-1982

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MS. Bennett 127

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Script for television play titled Say Something Happened first broadcast on BBC2 on 17 Dec. 1982. For introduction relating to this script please see scripts for Intensive Care MS. Bennett 121.
  1. (fols. 1-8) Typed script and script ideas titled Object of Affection, undated, annotated by Alan Bennett.
  2. (fols. 9-20) Typed script titled Independence and titled "Rough long draft", undated, annotated by Alan Bennett.
  3. Handwritten script titled Objects of Affection, undated.
  4. (fols. 21-42) Typed script titled Independence, undated, briefly annotated by Alan Bennett. With note explaining that various drafts were written in Apr., June 1979 and Apr. 1980. Originally in enveloped titled Say Something Happened.
  5. (fols. 43-62) Photocopy of typed script titled "Happiness, That's the Main Thing [crossed out]. Say Something Happened" for rehearsals 2-25 Feb. 1982, annotated by Alan Bennett.
  6. (fols. 63-99) Photocopy of typed script titled Happiness, That's the Main Thing and Say Something Happened for rehearsals 2-25 Feb. 1982, annotated by Alan Bennett. Same script as above with more annotation.
  7. (fols. 138-178) Photocopy of typed Camera script titled "Happiness, That's the Main Thing later called Say Something Happened" for filming on 16 and 17 Feb. 1982, briefly annotated by Alan Bennett.
  8. (fols. 179-217) Photocopy of typed Camera script, missing first page, titled Say Something Happened, annotated by Alan Bennett. Same script as above with different annotations.
  9. (fols. 218-221) Photocopy of typeset text of script titled "Objects of Affection Tape 7", annotated by Alan Bennett and proof reader.

Dates

  • 1979-1982

Extent

221 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Bennett 127

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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