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Ivy Compton-Burnett discusses her life & work ; part 2 and Peter Hall discusses the theater ; part 1

BROADCAST: 1962 | DURATION: 00:33:19


Ivy Compton-Burnett continues the discussion of class structure in England. Ms. Compton-Burnett states that she has never been a actor but she had always been an observer, to which Studs agrees that her writing reflect her statement accurately. He ends the interview by telling Ms. Compton-Burnett that she is a true original and that he greatly admires her individuality. Interview ends at 13:00. (part 2) Studs then begins an interview with Peter Hall at Aldwych theater office London, England. Mr. Hall is the director of both the Aldwych and Stratford theaters, and director of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Mr. Hall speaks of how Shakespeare is contemporary and has a style that is cool and current. They continue to converse about Mr. Hall's early life and his early work at the Arts Theater and his theories on a specific style of production of Shakespeare's works. Tape ends at 33:19 mid interview (part 1).