What Ho! Jeeves

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What Ho! Jeeves
Jeeves & Wooster Collected Radio Dramas Cover.jpg
Cover of Jeeves & Wooster: The Collected Radio Dramas, featuring six episodes from What Ho! Jeeves
GenreComedy
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Language(s)English
Home stationBBC Radio 4
StarringMichael Hordern
Richard Briers
Written byChris Miller and Richard Usborne, adapted from the works of P. G. Wodehouse
Produced byDavid Hatch
Peter Titheridge
Simon Brett
Original release5 June 1973 – 7 January 1981

What Ho! Jeeves is a series of radio dramas based on some of the Jeeves short stories and novels written by P. G. Wodehouse. All the episodes were adapted by Chris Miller except the last two novels featured in the series, which were dramatised by Richard Usborne.[1] The series ran from 1973 to 1981 on BBC Radio 4.[2]

Main cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Eight multipart adaptations,[2] plus one standalone short story,[13] were aired in all:

Production[edit]

"The Ordeal of Young Tuppy" and Joy in the Morning were produced by Simon Brett. Thank You, Jeeves and The Mating Season were produced by Peter Titheridge. The Inimitable Jeeves, The Code of the Woosters, Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit, and Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves were produced by David Hatch.

When they were originally broadcast, the radio dramas adapted from novels each consisted of multiple episodes, each episode being approximately 30 minutes long, except for the four Thank You, Jeeves episodes, which were each about 45 minutes long.[1]

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ a b Lucas, John (2 February 2014). "Wodehouse, Pelham Grenville". The Global British Comedy Collaborative. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Taves, page 128.
  3. ^ "What Ho, Jeeves!: Part 3: Honoria Glossop". BBC Genome Project. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  4. ^ "What Ho, Jeeves!: 1: Chuffnell Regis". BBC Genome Project. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  5. ^ "What Ho, Jeeves!: Part 12: Aunt Dahlia". BBC Genome Project. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  6. ^ a b c d e "What Ho! Jeeves: Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves: 2: Upstairs, Downstairs and Bumps in the Night". BBC Genome Project. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  7. ^ "What Ho, Jeeves!: 14: Getting Gussie Going". BBC Genome Project. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  8. ^ "What Ho, Jeeves!: 15: The Roasting of Tuppy Glossop". BBC Genome Project. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  9. ^ "What Ho! Jeeves: The Ordeal of Young Tuppy". BBC Genome Project. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  10. ^ "What Ho, Jeeves!: 21: The Plot Thickens". BBC Genome Project. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  11. ^ "What Ho! Jeeves". BBC Genome Project. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  12. ^ "What Ho, Jeeves!: 23: Strange Behaviour of a Curate". BBC Genome Project. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  13. ^ "What Ho! Jeeves: The Ordeal of Young Tuppy". BBC Genome Project. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  14. ^ "Search Results". BBC Genome Project. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
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