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Artsweek

Title
Artsweek
Genre
Interview; Music
TX Date
25 Mar 1984
Year of production
1984
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Duration
00:53:40
Description
Artsweek, presented by Sue Jameson. As the Arts Council is expected to announce a cut in funding for many organisations, Deputy Editor of the Times, Bryan Appleyard, talks about his new book, The Culture Club: Crisis in the Arts, and Arts Council General Secretary, Luke Rittner, talks about Arts Council funding. Director of the Medieval Players, Dick McCaw, explains the elements of their show and an example of their music is played. Conductor, Klaus Tennstedt talks about his first trip to Japan and Hong Kong. Author, David Lodge talks about his new novel, Small World, based in the world of academia. American singer Kathryn Grayson talks about her life and career, and a recording of her singing Make Believe, from the musical Showboat, is played. Cellist, Paul Tortelier talks to Richard Robbins about his life as he prepares to celebrate his seventieth birthday. The programme is played out by Paul Tortelier, playing Brahms: Double Concerto for Cello and Violin.
Contributors
Richard Robbins; Sue Jameson; David Lodge; Luke Rittner; Bryan Appleyard; Dick McCaw; Klaus Tennstedt; Kathryn Grayson; Paul Tortelier
Keywords
Authors; Actors; Entertainment; Musicians; Sport; Opera; Music; Singers; Concert tours; Finance; Arts; Novelists; Novels; Literature; Theatres; Fiction; Johann Sebastian Bach; Leisure; Family; Arts Council; Classical music; Subsidies; Musical performers; Orchestras; Balloons; Musicology; Concert performances; Instrumental music; Academics; Royal Court Theatre; Arts policy; Arts administration; Outdoor sports; The Culture Club: Crisis in the Arts; Medieval Players; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Malcolm Bradbury; Small World; Showboat; Cellists; Family members; Johannes Brahms

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