Document Reference NumberST/16/3/1
TitleLetters and emails from employees of the British Broadcasting Company (BBC)
DescriptionIncludes correspondence from representatives of BBC Radio, Television and Audiobooks.

Subjects covered include: Sue Townsend's contributions to 'Revolting Women', a sketch show written and performed by women (/3-6); the rejection of 'The Secret Diary of Pandora Smith', which Sue Townsend sent to the producers of 'Revolting Women' in 1980 (/4); speculative requests from various television and radio producers looking to commission scripts and short stories from Sue Townsend (/11-13, /21-22, /25-26, /29-30 and /47); invitations to appear as a guest panellist on a variety of radio shows, including 'Quote...Unquote', 'Does He Take Sugar?', 'Cover to Cover', 'Pick of the Week' and 'A Good Read' (/14-17, /19-20, /24 and /28); a request to support the BBC Radio Drama Young Playwrights Festival by recording a piece about the value of Radio Drama as a medium for writers (/18); a contribution to a Radio 4 series on Freud (/32-33 and /36-37); a review of an art exhibition for blind and partially sighted people called 'Sense and Sensuality' undertaken for 'Front Row' (/38-40); 2 undated letters concerning a radio version of 'the Great Celestial Cow' for the BBC World Service (/45-46); and letter from BBC Audiobooks editor in response to Townsend's appearance on The South Bank Show (/48).
LevelFile
Date1980-2005
Extent48 items
OtherNumber1012928
AccessStatusSome material may be unavailable for general access
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