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Interview; Music; Talk show
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4 Feb 1984
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Sue Jameson presents Artsweek (Arts Week?). Michael Gough talks about his reading of Kafka’s The Trial and his role in the Riverside Studios production of The Biko Inquest (based on the death of black South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko). Chris Davis talks about his variety show at the Gallery Theatre. Singers Joan Davis and John Fryatt discuss the Sadler’s Wells Opera which features Countess Maritza by Kalman and Flotow’s Martha. The interview is followed by the Glyndebourne Festival Chorus from Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Gondoliers, conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent. Susan Todd talks about her book Women and Theatre with reference to the National Theatre, actresses Maggie Steed and Harriet Walter, director Pam Brighton and writers Brianne Lavery(?), Louise Page and Sarah Daniels. Playwright Pam Gems talks to Carol Allen about her new play, Loving Women, which is being put on at the Arts Theatre, Great Newport Street. Michael Rennison talks about his robotic production of Ravel’s L’heure Espagnole at the Royal Festival Hall. The programme concludes with music from L’heure Espagnole.
Michael Gough; Carol Allen; Sue Jameson; Chris Davis; Joan Davis; John Fryatt; Susan Todd; Pam Gems; Michael Rennison
Books; Theatre; National Theatre; South Africa; Apartheid; Drama; Arts; Steve Biko; Royal Festival Hall; Arthur Sullivan; Riverside Studios; Sarah Daniels; Franz Kafka; The Trial; The Biko Inquest; Gallery Theatre; Sadler’s Wells Opera; Countess Maritza; Imre Kalman; Friedrich von Flotow; Martha; Glyndebourne Festival Chorus; W. S. Gilbert; The Gondoliers; Malcolm Sargent; Women and Theatre; Maggie Steed; Harriet Walter; Pam Brighton; Brianne Lavery(?); Louise Page; Loving Women; Arts Theatre (Great Newport Street); Maurice Ravel; L’heure Espagnole

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