Harry Parker comes from a long line of military men. He joined the British Army at 23, served in Iraq in 2007 and in Afghanistan in 2009. It was whilst on night patrol in Afghanistan that he had an accident which resulted in an IED explosion and the loss of both his legs. As well as completing a postgraduate degree in fine art, Harry has channeled the emotional and physical trauma of the accident into an impressive debut novel, Anatomy of a Soldier.
Sheridan's most famous play, The School for Scandal, has been called 'the best existing English comedy of intrigue'. A favourite with audiences and critics alike since its premiere in 1777, this play is a classic English comedy of manners. Full of satirical wit, it subverts the Georgian social mores of its day with subtlety and charm. This historic recording features Edith Evans, Cecil Parker and Harry Andrews: Some of the finest actors of their generation.
In the 1930s, radio was still a new form of entertainment, bringing news, sports, comedy, and drama into millions of Depression-era homes throughout the country. Despite the economic conditions, Americans were still in desperate need of entertainment, and radio was there to give it to them - free, with just a flick of the switch and a turn of the dial.