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First Night Impressions


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Robert Cushman presents his personal view of the British theatre during his period as drama critic on The Observer from 1973 to 1984. 5: Spaces
He talks to Mike Bradwell
Howard Brenton. Dan Crawford Giles Havergal. Adrian Noble Bob Scott. Antony Sher Max Stafford-Clark
Jenny Topper , Julie Walters Snoo Wilson , Victoria Wood with performance extracts from: The Dresser (TOM COURTENAY and FREDDIE JONES)
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Robert Cushman
Unknown: Mike Bradwell
Unknown: Howard Brenton.
Unknown: Dan Crawford
Unknown: Giles Havergal.
Unknown: Adrian Noble
Unknown: Bob Scott.
Unknown: Antony Sher
Unknown: Max Stafford-Clark
Unknown: Jenny Topper
Unknown: Julie Walters
Unknown: Snoo Wilson
Unknown: Victoria Wood
Unknown: Denis Lawson
Producer: Jonathan James Moore

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First Night Impressions

BBC Radio 4 FM, 21 May 1986 18.30

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