Hallam Tennyson (radio producer)
Beryl Hallam Augustine Tennyson (10 December 1920 – 21 December 2005) was a British radio producer.
He was born in Chelsea, the son of Sir Charles Tennyson and his wife Lady Ivy (née Pretious), and the great-grandson of the Poet Laureate Alfred, Lord Tennyson. He was educated at Eton College and Oxford University.
He was homosexual, a fact known to his wife at the time they married. He was convinced by a therapist that his homosexuality would be cured if he married a woman. He and his wife Margot nevertheless had satisfactory sexual relations, and they had a son, Jonathan Tennyson (born 1955), and a daughter. He was stabbed to death in his bed, at home in Highgate, in 2005.
Hallam joined the BBC World Service in 1956, working as a radio producer and becoming assistant head of drama. His own radio play The Spring of the Beast, an account of the friendship between Henry James and author Constance Fenimore Woolson, was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 as the Monday Play  on 26 May and repeated as Afternoon Theatre on 31 May 1986. James is depicted as unable to overcome his inhibitions against loving either a woman or another man.
- Angela Pleasence (6 January 2006). "Obituary: Hallam Tennyson". The Guardian.
- Adam Fresco (23 December 2005). "Tennyson's gay great-grandson stabbed to death in bed". The Times.
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