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Newseries An Actor in his Time

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
of 11 programmes, talks to JOHN MILLER about his life in the theatre.
1: The Purple of the Terrys
' Ellen Terry was my great-aunt. What I remember mostly about her is her movement - she was then an old lady, deaf and rather blind and very vague in mind, but when she came on stage you really believed that she was either walking on the flagstones of Venice, or in the fields of Windsor, and she moved with extraordinary swiftness and grace, holding her skirts gathered in two hands and you got the impression of swiftness, and the people who wrote about her always said that the great line in Much Ado ........ where Beatrice like a lapwing runs close by the ground to hear our conference ... was so applicable to her.'
Producer JOHN POWELL

Contributors

Unknown: Sir John Gielgud.
Unknown: John Miller
Unknown: Ellen Terry
Producer: John Powell

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Newseries An Actor in his Time

BBC Radio 4 FM, 18 October 1978 22.30






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