Herbert, Jocelyn (23 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 23: JH working at Stratford on Avon. [Isamu] Noguchi’s King Lear; George Devine. JH seeing Berliner Ensemble Bertolt Brecht productions, London 1956. JH meeting Helene Weigel when JH designed Baal, directed by Bill Gaskill [William Gaskill]; Peter O’Toole. Details JH later designing Brecht’s Mother Courage, directed by Gaskill. JH’s storyboards. Working with Gaskill on Richard 111, Stratford on Avon; Christopher Plummer, Edith Evans.

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

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