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Dominic Delargy talks to Gary Yershon about A Touch of Class (1973)
Soho Radio’s Dominic Delargy talks to Oscar-nominated composer, Gary Yershon about Soho polymath, George Melly.
Join the Dots, Series 1 Monday 18th - Friday 22nd September 2017 13:45 BBC Radio 4 Then there was a pause… Janet Ellis explores the role of the dot in early punctuation, Harold Pinter’s love of the pause, and listens to the music of the dots. The simple dot is one of the first marks […].../ ➝
July 2014 Radio 3
Synopsis: Gary has composed a piece for the Verb considering George Orwell’s essay ‘Rudyard Kipling’. Performing with Gary is Nick Cooper on Cello; and Harriet Walter reads Orwell’s words.
BBC Radio 4 production – 2009 Synopsis: Lavinia Greenlaw’s new version for radio brings Chaucer’s language up-to-date for a modern audience while remaining true to his original poetic intention. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00jwxv2.../ ➝
Sparklab Prods for BBC Radio 4, 2013 Synopsis: The Now Show’s Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt with Julian Rhind-Tutt from Green Wing star in a sparkling new dramatisation of Jerome K Jerome’s comic classic. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b039z4f2 Author: Jerome K Jerome.../ ➝
Transfer to radio of The Royal Court Theatre’s 2011 production of Arnold Wesker’s landmark play from 1958 that captures the collapse of an ideology, alongside the disintegration of a family. Directed for the stage by Dominic Cooke, for radio by Simon Godwin, and produced for BBC Radio 3 by Catherine Bailey. .../ ➝
a new verse translation by Simon Armitage, narrated by Ian McKellen. with music composed by Gary Yershon http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007721h.../ ➝
translated by Timberlake Wertenbaker music composed by Gary Yershon directed by Nadia Molinari for BBC Radio 3 www.bbc.co.uk pressrelease.../ ➝
A powerful drama telling the true story of a Louisiana mother, Lorilei Guillory , who testified to keep her son Jeremy’s killer from death row. By Thomas Wright , in part using Lorilei Guillory ‘s own words.
With the song LullltBy by Greg Brown. Other music composed by Gary Yershon.
Adapted from the stage play developed by Reprieve Producer/Director Susan Roberts
by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
A woman is taken to the country by her husband in order to cure her of an unnamed illness after the birth of a child. Instructed to have total rest and emptiness of mind, the woman sinks into deep depression. Alone in the yellow-wallpapered nursery of a rented house, she descends into madness.
John Keats’s atmospheric poem telling the story of the lovers Porphyro and Madeline and their secret meeting on St Agnes’s Eve.
with Samuel West, Daniel Evans, Zoe Henry, and Ann Rye.
music composed by Gary Yershon, played by Jacon Heringman (lute) and Catherine Greenwood (flute).
produced and directed by Susan Roberts.
BBC Radio 4
To mark the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, a radio adaptation by Jeremy Howe of Primo Levi ‘s extraordinary tale of a journey across war-torn Europe by a group of Jewish partisans fighting their way west from Russia. Narrated by Corin Redgrave. Music composed by Gary Yershon played by Graeme […].../ ➝
a play by Nell Leyshon, directed by Susan Roberts Words by Nell Leyshon Music by Gary Yershon Sung by Carly Bawden.../ ➝
Written in verse, in the traditional fairy-tale style, Wendy Cope’s play looks at love and loss through Isis, a magical river girl who falls hopelessly in love with a mortal poet and begs Father Thames to free her from the river. music by Gary Yershon. directed by Susan Roberts.../ ➝
Homer’s epic poem, dramatised by Simon Armitage with music composed by Gary Yershon. directed by Janet Whitaker. BBC Radio 4.../ ➝