Peter Bowles on George Devine

Great Lives, Series 31 Episode 6 of 9

Matthew Parris is joined by actor Peter Bowles who nominates George Devine, groundbreaking artistic director of the Royal Court Theatre. Devine battled against repressive censorship, enhanced the careers of actors like Lawrence Olivier and Peggy Ashcroft, and by discovering writers like John Osborne and other Angry Young Men changed British theatre forever. Helping guide us through the landscape of Devine's life is Philip Roberts, Emeritus Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies at the University of Leeds.

Produced in Bristol by Melvin Rickarby.

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Fri 13 Sep 2013 23:00

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PresenterMatthew Parris
Interviewed GuestPeter Bowles
Interviewed GuestPhilip Roberts
ProducerMelvin Rickarby

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