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Olivier!

Synopsis
Radio documentary, presented by Mark Lawson, celebrating Laurence Olivier’s centenary. A fascinating account of Olivier’s career and acting legacy with revealing comment and anecdotes from those who worked with him, some of whom recall seeing specific stage performances and the lasting effect Olivier’s performance had on them.
Series
Archive Hour, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
19 May 2007 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
60 mins

Credits

Producer
Julia Adamson
Contributor
Derek Grainger; Derek Jacobi; Diana Rigg; Jeremy Isaacs; Joan Plowright; John Dexter; John Gielgud; John Mortimer; Jonathan Miller; Kenneth Tynan; Maggie Smith; Mark Lawson; Michael Blakemore; Peter Hall; Ronald Pickup; Trevor Griffiths

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
acting; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Olivier, Laurence (1907-1989)

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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