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Herbert, Jocelyn (15 of 28)  National Sound Archive: General Collection

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:31:02

  • 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 15: JH’s time as student at LTS. The Disasters of War. Comments on the word ‘style’ in relation to theatre design, including comments on working on David Storey plays; refers to The March on Russia, Stages, The Changing Room. Working with Michel St-Michel and George Devine. Learning about lighting at LTS. Lighting at the Royal Court when JH worked there. LTS teaching. Painters whose work JH admires. JH’s wish at Slade to do a course on architectures. Refers to her later set for [Jean-Paul Sartre’s] The Devil and the Good Lord.

  • Description

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

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