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Vanessa Redgrave

Synopsis
Television arts documentary series. Profile and interview with Vanessa Redgrave. Vanessa Redgrave talks to Melvyn Bragg about her father Michael Redgrave and her mother, Rachel Kempson. She speaks of her early life, her aesthetic choices in building a character and a production of Brecht’s Galileo with Ekkehard Schall when Brecht was in exile. Includes a specially recorded performance of an extract from Antony and Cleopatra and a scene between King Lear and Cordelia, played by Vanessa and Michael Redgrave,
Series
South Bank Show, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
9 Oct 1994 at 22:45 (Channel: ITV)
Duration
60 mins

Credits

Director
Jack Bond
Producer
Tony Cash
Contributor
Bertolt Brecht; Melvyn Bragg; Vanessa Redgrave
Cast
Michael RedgraveLear
Vanessa RedgraveCordelia

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Antony and Cleopatra; King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Transmitted in the US in the Bravo Profiles series. Tx date unknown.

Production Company

Name

Lilyville Productions

Name

Screen Ventures

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk/archive-collections/searching-access-collections/research-viewing-services External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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