Ref NoBS/8
TitleRadio and theatre
Admin/Biog HistorySewell became a high-profile media figure as a result of his popularity as a journalist, and this led to him making appearances on radio from the 1980s onwards. He contributed to many arts programmes for the BBC, mainly on BBC Radio 3 and 4.

His interest in the arts also extended to co-writing a play about the English painter and engraver, William Hogarth (1697-1764). He worked on this project with the British actors Timothy Ackroyd and Peter O'Toole in 2004-2006. The play was titled Hogarth: The Compassionate Satirist.
DescriptionThe material in this sub-collection - relating to the radio programmes Sewell contributed to, and also to the play he co-wrote - was scattered throughout his papers and was brought together during the process of cataloguing. It includes:

-correspondence
-research notes
-draft scripts
-publicity material
Date1984-2006
LevelSub-Collection
Extent2 files
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