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Herbert, Jocelyn (16 of 28)  National Sound Archive: General Collection

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:31:06

  • 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 16: What JH learnt at LTS. Michel St-Denis and George Devine and masks; reference to Percy Harris; reference to Suria St-Denis. Being taught by Motley [Sophie Harris, Margaret ‘Percy’ Harris, Elizabeth Montgomery and by Michel St-Denis. Working with ground plans. Refers to aspects when JH later designed Square Rounds [by Tony Harrison]. LTS, Percy Harris. JH mentions teaching herself later at the Old Vic School. LTS and budgets for productions. Further comments on Motley, George Devine, Michel St-Denis.

  • Description

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

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