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Speaking Out


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The confessions of a Victorian man of letters with Michael Bryant as John Addington Symonds 'It was my primary object to describe amanofnomean talents, of no abnormal depravity, whose life has been perplexed from first to last by passion - natural, instinctive, healthy in his own particular case, but morbid and abominable from the point of view of the society in which he lives - persistent passion for the male sex.'
John Addington Symonds had presented a confident face to the world, but inwardly he was in turmoil. His memoirs were not published until 1984 when
Symonds had been in his grave almost a century. Brian Gear presents a portrait of the Bristol-born writer.
Producer JOHN KNIGHT. BBCBristol
(Michael Bryant is a National Theatre player)
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Unknown: Michael Bryant
Unknown: John Addington Symonds
Unknown: Brian Gear
Producer: John Knight.
Unknown: Michael Bryant

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