Sweet Tea and Cigarettes

John Collis recounts the life of one of the most colourful and prolific writers of all times –  Edgar Wallace – who wrote over 200 pulp fiction novels, twenty plays, countless newspaper articles and the scenario to possibly the most iconic image of the golden era of Hollywood.

First Broadcast:

Thursday 29th July 2004 at 11:30 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Writer: John Collis
Presenter: John Collis
Reader: Bob Sinfield
Sound Engineer: Julian Mayers
Producer: Julian Mayers
Executive Producer: Karen Rose
Music: Aeroplanes by Max Steiner & performed by Moscow Symphony Orchestra, King Kong March by Max Steiner & performed by MSO, Sort Of A Kind Of A by Edgar Wallace & performed by Arthur Roberts, Entrance Of King Kong by Max Steiner & performed by MSO, Its Nice To Have A Friend by Mellor/Gifford & performed by Florrie Forde, Main Title by Max Steiner & performed by MSO, Jungle Dance by Max Steiner & performed by MSO, Finale by Max Steiner & performed by MSO & Congo Lullaby by Wimpens/Spoliansky & performed by Paul Robeson

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