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Tracy-Ann Oberman - Bette and Joan and Baby Jane

Written by Tracy-Ann Oberman.

On 23 July 1961, filming started on "Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?" at the Producers Studio, Hollywood. It was a film that industry insiders thought would never be made, as its two female stars had an ongoing feud as famous and as long lasting as both of their glittering screen careers. Bette Davis "the actress" and Joan Crawford "the movie star" both arrived on set determined to prove everyone wrong, including each other...

Tracy-Ann's first radio play tells the story of the making of a legendary film, of the creation of two iconic stars and of the origins of a deep seated hatred that spanned five decades.

Producer: Liz Anstee.
A CPL Production for BBC Radio 4.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Christmas Eve 2014 04:15


Role Contributor
Bette DavisCatherine Tate
Joan CrawfordTracy-Ann Oberman
Billy MillerMatt Addis
Hedda HopperLorelei King
WriterTracy-Ann Oberman
ProducerLiz Anstee