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Theatre on TV and Radio December 12-18

Monday 12 December

11:50pm on Sky Arts 2: Sky Arts goes to the Bush Theatre for the 24-hour performance of the Sixty-Six Books production

Wednesday 14 December

7.15pm on BBC Radio 4: Front Row reviews three first-time panto performers - Dame Edna Everage, Ann Widdecombe and Vanilla Ice.

Friday 16 December

10pm on BBc Radio 2: The BBC Radio 2 Arts Show talks to Northern Broadsides artistic director Barrie Rutter about directing Love's Labour's Lost at the New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Saturday 17 December

12:20pm on Sky Arts 2: Sky Arts at the Nottingham Festival of European Theatre

Sunday 18 December

1:30pm on BBC Radio 4: Ayckbourn in Action, half an hour documentary about Alan Ayckbourn as he rehearses his 75th stage play. Interviews with Julia McKenzie, Michael Gambon, Peter Bowles, Suzie Blake, Penelope Wilton and Martin Jarvis.

11pm on BBC4: Alan Ayckbourn - Greetings from Scarborough, a repeat of the episode of the Imagine series about Alan Ayckbourn

Compiled by @polyg, anything missing

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