Mr Waring of the BBC

Mr Waring of the BBC

By BBC Radio 4

Drama of the Week

Friday, 25 June

A curated drama of archive documents and memoirs, by Freddie Phillips. It's just after the Second World War and success beckons when a young entertainer with “a new line in comedy” lands the leading role in a BBC radio show. Freddie Fox and Robert Bathurst star in the true story of Peter Waring, whose desire for a better life brought him fame and infamy. Mr Waring ….. Freddie Fox Frank Muir ….. Robert Bathurst Benny Hill/Booking Manager….. Clive Hayward Redacted Letter Writer ….. Tony Turner Chairman Innes ….. Elinor Coleman Director of Variety ….. Simon Ludders BBC Voice ….. Marilyn Nnadebe LPR Roche ….. Stewart Campbell Jack Fallon ….. Joshua Riley Press Voice 1 ….. Jane Slavin Pianist, Peter Ringrose Directed by Gemma Jenkins Photograph, The Magic Circle Archive
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