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Interview; Music
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18 Mar 1984
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Artsweek, presented by Sue Jameson. In this episode, actor Ian McKellen talks about his new play, Venice Preserv’d, by Thomas Otway, and choreographer Richard Alston talks about the new Ballet Rambert season at the Sadler’s Wells Theatre. Writer, John Constable and director Roland Rees talk about their play, Black Mass, based on the Trinidad Carnival. Photographer Angus McBean talks about an exhibition at the National Theatre entitled, The National Theatre’s Twelve Years at The Old Vic, in which his work will be on show. Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, Bill McAlister, talks about arts funding. Actor, Corin Redgrave talks about his return to the theatre. Norwegian conductor Per Dreier talks to Richard Robbins about his interpretation of the composer Grieg. The programme is played out by The Gathering of the Trolls, performed by the London Symphony Orchestra.
Richard Robbins; Ian McKellen; Sue Jameson; Corin Redgrave; Richard Alston; John Constable; Roland Rees; Angus McBean; Bill McAlister; Per Dreier
USA; Actors; Theatre; National Theatre; Performers; Music; Money; Northern Ireland; Writers; Playwrights; Drama; Public finance; Finance; Arts; Conductors (music); Autobiographies; Customs and traditions; Dance; Photography; Photographers; Dancers; Army; Arts Council; Personal narratives; Ballet; Subsidies; Carnivals; Exhibitions; ICA; Photographs; Vanessa Redgrave; Composers; Broadway; London Symphony Orchestra; Ballet Rambert; Trinidad; Claude Debussy; Venice Preserv’d; Thomas Otway; Acting Shakespeare; Black Mass; Collections; Some Kind of Hero; Les Smith; Michael Redgrave; Edvard Grieg; Conducting; The Gathering of the Trolls

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