Ref NoBSUCA/LS/4/14
CollectionLinda Smith Collection
Title'Linda Smith's A Brief History of Timewasting'
Name of creatorSmith, Linda (1958-2006)
Date2001-2002
Extent15 folders
DescriptionScripts (and draft scripts) for 'Linda Smith's A Brief History of Timewasting', starring and written by Linda Smith and broadcast on BBC Radio 4 for two series in 2001 and 2002. The regular cast was Linda Smith, Chris Neill, Femi Elufowoju Junior, and Margaret John, with supporting roles from Jeremy Hardy and Martin Hydner. Special guests included Jenni Murray, Rabbi Lionel Blue, Peter Donaldson, Don Estelle, Mark Steel, Dillie Keane, and Rob Newman. Produced by Lucy Armitage (series 1) and Jon Rolph (series 2). Scripts for Series 1 are often marked with relation to references to Sudbury. Also includes early ideas for the programme ('Linda Smith's Radio Days/Daze') and press reviews.
Access conditionsAvailable for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU.
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