In the best known of the Bertie and Jeeves series, Bertie’s aunt pressures him to steal a silver creamer, and he nearly gets lynched, arrested, and engaged by mistake. As always, Jeeves is on hand with a last-minute brainstorm to set everything straight.
This is an LA Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Rosalind Ayres, Patrice Egleston, Martin Jarvis, Kelly Nespor, Kenneth J. Northcott, Henry M. Odum, Mark Richard, Nicolas Sandys, and Thomas M. Shea.
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About P. G. Wodehouse
Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (1881–1975) was an English humorist who
wrote novels, short stories, plays, poems, song lyrics, and numerous pieces of
journalism. He was highly popular throughout a career that lasted more than
seventy years, and his many writings continue to be widely read. He is best
known for his novels and short stories of Bertie Wooster and his manservant
Jeeves and for his settings of English upper-class society of the pre– and
post–World War I era. He lived in several countries before settling in the United States after
World War II. During the 1920s, he collaborated with Broadway legends like Cole
Porter and George Gershwin on musicals and, in the 1930s, expanded his
repertoire by writing for motion pictures. He was honored with a knighthood in
About the Narrators
Mark Richard was born in
Manhattan and grew up surrounded by potato fields, clams, and bluefish on
eastern Long Island. After a year at the University of Freiburg in Germany with
brief sojourns in Rome, Paris, and Lille, he returned to the United States and became
a substitute teacher in the Boston Public School system. Shortly thereafter,
while at UMass-Amherst, meaning to study political philosophy, he was seduced
by the philosophy of language and linguistics. He was a professor in the
philosophy department at Harvard before attaining his current position as
professor and chair of philosophy at Tufts University.
Martin Jarvis, OBE, has recorded more than 150 Just William stories for the BBC. These have become international
audio bestsellers. He won the Theatre World Award for his starring role on
Broadway in By Jeeves; his West End
appearances include works by Ayckbourn, Frayn, Pinter, and Wilde. Screen
successes include everything from Stargate
Atlantis, Doctor Who, and Numb3rs to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and the Oscar-winning Titanic.