Martin Jarvis, famous for (among much else) his radio broadcasts of Richmal Compton’s sublime William Stories, has been inducted into The Shakespeare Code’s ROLL OF HONOUR.
His brilliant production of Sir Terence Rattigan’s great play The Browning Version (starring Michael York) was broadcast on the B.B.C.’s Radio 4 at 2.30 p.m. Saturday, 11th June.
At the end of the broadcast, he gave a short talk describing how, in 1976, Sir Terence visited the King’s Head Theatre in Islington to see the revival of the play which re-established his reputation in the English speaking world.
The play was produced by the late, great Dan Crawford.
Simon Callow (whose name is also inscribed on The Code’s ROLL OF HONOUR) on hearing of this award immediately dubbed it: