Vanity Fair. William Makepeace Thackeray (Al Murray). Copyright: BBC.

Vanity Fair

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama with Al Murray. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2019. Stars Al Murray.

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Vanity Fair. William Makepeace Thackeray (Al Murray).

Vanity Fair

2019 version of Vanity Fair, featuring Al Murray

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2019
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
3   (1 series)
Star
Al Murray
Writers
William Makepeace Thackeray and Jim Poyser
Producer
Gary Brown

Comedian Al Murray stars in this adaptation of Vanity Fair. He plays his great-great-great grandfather William Makepeace Thackeray, the author and narrator of Vanity Fair. Al also contributes new material to this reworking of the Victorian satire, with a comic surrealism that shines on radio.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 26th May 2019 on BBC Radio 4 at 3pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 9th June 2019 on BBC Radio 4 at 3pm
Length of episodes
1 hour
Last repeat
Saturday 15th June 2019 at 9:00pm