Cooke, Alistair (1908-2004)

Last Edited: 16-May-2013 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.


It is hard to separate Alistair Cooke from Letter from America. This page is about the man. See Letter from America for episodes and compilations of that program.

Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
26-Jun-2006 to
30-Jun-2006
Alistair Cooke's American Journey
read by Jack Davenport
introduced by Nick Clarke
abridged by Neil Cargill
produced by Jane Morgan
14:01, 6577, M
13:55, 6525, M
14:00, 6568, M
13:55, 6530, M
14:03, 6588, M


Documentaries and Collateral Material
Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
21-Nov-1998
Archive Hour
Writing for Talking
Nick Clarke
produced by
Tony Grant
54:57, 25967, S
23-Nov-1998
What makes him tick by Nick Clarke
text file
--, 5, --
26-Dec-1999
Alistair Cooke's Century
Nick Clarke, Alistair Cooke
 
56:29, 52967, S
very low volume
unknown date and
source
Biography
text file
--, 3, --
US NPR
05-Mar-2004
On Alistair Cooke's Retirement
Dick Gordon
47:20, 22189, M
BBC WS
30-Mar-2004
Alastair Cooke obituary
James Naughtie
26:24, 12377, M
Telegraph.co.uk
23-Dec-2005
Alistair Cooke's bones stolen by transplant gang
by
Alec Russell
text file --, 4, --
BBC R4
30-Mar-2004
shorter rebroadcast
18-Nov-2008
Remembering Alistair Cooke
James Naughtie
Produced by Rosie Goldsmith
57:41, 54093, S
rebroadcast:
42:15, 39621, S
04-Jul-2004
Letter to Alistair
Tony Grant
27:27, 25740, S




18-Nov-2008
Alistair Cooke Memorial Lecture – Language
David Mamet
Produced by Rosie Goldsmith
28:13, 26465, S
06-Nov-2012 to
27-Nov-2012
In Alistair Cooke's Footsteps
  1. Setting off from New York
  2. From Pittsburgh to Chicago
  3. New Orleans
  4. Washington DC to New York
Alvin Hall
produced by Bill Law
13:58, 13077, S
13:48, 12919, S
13:37, 12750, S
13:50, 12951, S