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Quentin Crisp on his role in the film Orlando

Title
Quentin Crisp on his role in the film Orlando
Genre
Interview
TX Date
4 Mar 1993
Year of production
1993
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Duration
00:04:00
Description
Angela Rippon live telephone interview, on her FM Drivetime show, with 84-year-old Quentin Crisp, famously portrayed by John Hurt in The Naked Civil Servant, from his Manhattan flat in New York. On his new role as Queen Elizabeth I in Sally Potter’s screen adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s book Orlando; the success the movie has received at all the film festivals where it has been shown; and on his present life in America, where he has received a friendly welcome.
Contributors
Quentin Crisp; Angela Rippon
Keywords
USA; Actors; Films; Drivetime (radio programme); Quentin Crisp; Orlando

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