Theatre

Herbert, Jocelyn (14 of 28)  National Sound Archive: General Collection

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:31:03

  • Shelf mark

    C465/13

  • 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 14: Applying to LTS; Michel St-Denis, George Devine, their aims. Details joining LTS as a student and experience there. References to [Edward[] Gordon Craig, [Adolphe] Appia. Reference to different disciplines re being a painter and being a theatre designer; reference to David Hockney’s theatre work. Reference to JH being offered job as window dresser at Jaeger and asking advice from Percy [Percy Harris, Margaret Harris, one of the three women who made up the design group Motley] about whether JH had a future as a theatre designer. George Devine’s role at LTS. JH’s memories of being pregnant and designing LTS The Disasters of War; Michel St-Denis.

  • Description

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

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