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Artsweek

Title
Artsweek
Genre
Interview; Music
TX Date
8 Apr 1984
Year of production
1984
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Duration
00:53:55
Description
Artsweek, presented by Sue Jameson. Organiser of the annual London Book Fair, Beatrice Kazoy(?) talks about the event. Director of the Croydon Warehouse Theatre, Pip Broughton talks about the effects of losing Arts Council funding. Author, Jonathan Keates talks about winning the prestigious James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel, Allegro Postillions. Writer and actor Paul Slabolepszy talks about the performance of his play, Saturday Night at the Palace, at the Old Vic. Nkosi Sikelel’ Afrika, the South African national anthem, is played, from a South African musical. Director, Ludovica Villar-Hauser and actor Glenda Jackson talk about the life and work of Eugene O’Neill. Publisher, Martin Tickner talks about the publication of an almost unknown collection of parodies by Noel Coward: The Withered Nosegay. Musician, John Harle explains why the saxophone is not just a jazz instrument. The programme is played out by Bach: Sonata in G Minor, with John Harle on saxophone.
Contributors
Glenda Jackson; Sue Jameson; Beatrice Kazoy(?); Pip Broughton; Jonathan Keates; Ludovica Villar-Hauser; Martin Tickner; John Harle; Paul Slabolepszy
Keywords
Books; Actors; Theatre; London; Music; Interethnic relations; South Africa; Apartheid; Drama; Finance; Arts; Black peoples; Racial segregation; Old Vic Theatre; Noel Coward; Leisure; Italy; Gardening; Arts Council; Black African peoples; Nineteenth century; Jazz; Exhibitions; Funds; Personality; Ethnic discrimination; Musical instruments; London Book Fair; Croydon Warehouse Theatre; Cultural industry; Allegro Postillions; Market Theatre of Johannesburg; Saturday Night at the Palace; Eugene O’Neill; Realism; Withered Nosegay

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