African Writers' Club

Interview with Efua Sutherland;African Writers' Club: BBC Africa Services Collection

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:41:20

  • Shelf mark

    C0134X0202XX-01

  • Subjects

    Interviews

  • Recording date

    1968-05

  • Interviewees

    Sutherland, Efua Theodora, 1924-1996 (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    McGregor, Maxine (speaker, female)

  • Description

    Item notes : Maxine McGregor interviews Efua Sutherland. Sutherland speaks about her active involvement with Ghanaian experimental theatre. She discusses the Ghanaian Arts Council's effort to promote local art, crafts, music and drama. She mentions the drama school which she started. She speaks about important individuals from Ghana who have contributed to the development of national art and culture. She discusses the importance of writing books for African children.

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