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Herbert, Jocelyn (17 of 28)  National Sound Archive: General Collection

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:30:58

  • 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 17: Reference to Marius Goring. Robert Medley and Rupert Doone; JH designing costumes for The Flies for the Group Theatre. Michel St-Denis’ production of Chekov’s Three Sisters. Vera Poliakoff, Michel St-Denis; Suria St-Denis. Percy Harris, personal life and career. Sophie Harris, marriage to George Devine. Percy and Elizabeth Montgomery war years in America. JH first knowing Peggy Ashcroft as friend of JH’s parents; later friendship.

  • Description

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

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