Herbert, Jocelyn (26 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 26: Leonard Rosoman, Jocelyn Rickards. Rosoman’s paintings of John Osborne’s play A Patriot for Me; his friendship with Jill Bennett. Kenneth Tynan. Working with John Osborne, his marriage to Penelope [Gilliatt]. Aftermath of George Devine’s death, JH to Paris and on return stayed with Osborne and Gilliatt; Osborne leaving Gilliatt for Jill Bennett. JH deciding not to work at the Royal Court for period after Devine’s death. Osborne; Irving Wardle’s book about George Devine. Development of JH’s relationship with George Devine. Description Rossetti Studios. Anthony Lousada’s marriage to Pat [Patricia McBride].

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

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