The Jail Diaries Of Sir Ralph Stanza

BBC Radio 4 sitcom about a poet in prizon. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2004. Stars James Quinn.

Episode 4 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra tomorrow at 11:15pm.

The Jail Diaries Of Sir Ralph Stanza

Sir Ralph Stanza becomes the poet-in-residence in a prison

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2004
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Star
James Quinn
Writer
James Quinn
Producer
Graham Frost

Albie Sachs, Nelson Mandela, Jeffrey Archer... the literary penal tradition is an honourable one, now reaching its pinnacle with Sir Ralph Stanza, the poet dedicated to bringing culture to the masses, and gently explain it to them, taking a job as poet-in-residence at a maximum security prison.

Production Details

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 18th August 2004 on BBC Radio 4 at 11:15pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 22nd September 2004 on BBC Radio 4 at 11:15pm
Length of episodes
15 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 1 Episode 4: Tomorrow at 11:15pm on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Series 1 Episode 5: Friday 5th November at 11:15pm on Radio 4 Extra