Herbert, Jocelyn (11 of 28)  National Sound Archive: General Collection

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  • Recording date

    1992, 1992-05-19

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's homes in London and Hampshire

  • Interviewees

    Herbert, Jocelyn 1917-2003 (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Courtney, Cathy (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 11: Andre L’Hote. Comments about Cubism. Impact of living in Paris on JH. Further reference to tudying with Leon Underwood. Time in Vienna aged approx. eighteen. [Recording January 11 1993] Early romantic experiences. Further references to staying in GQ’s Sussex cottage, falling in love. References to Desmond Hawkins, to Ruth and Tony Barlow. JH’s sister Crystal; John Pudney; Lionel Hale. Period when JH saw less of her family; taking GQ to stay at ‘the farm’ [JH’s home in Hampshire, not a farm] after A.P. Herbert died; JH’s relationship with siblings in adulthood; wife of JH’s brother, John. Mentions period when JH was painting scenery at the Royal Court theatre.

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    Life story interview with Jocelyn Herbert (1917-2003), theatre designer.

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