Marianne Faithfull

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Duration: 1 hour

Singer and '60s pop icon Marianne Faithfull had a difficult relationship with her mother, Eva. In this film Marianne investigates Eva's early life, as a dancer in 1920s Berlin- the era immortalised in the film Cabaret. Marianne also discovers her half-Jewish mother's precarious existence in Vienna during World War Two and investigates whether there is any truth in the rumour that the family was involved with the Austrian Resistance.

Credits

Participant
Marianne Faithfull
Series Producer
Colette Flight
Director
Elizabeth Dobson

Broadcasts

  • Wed 18 Sep 2013 21:00 BBC One HD, London, North East & Cumbria, Northern Ireland HD, Wales HD only

  • Wed 18 Sep 2013 22:35 BBC One Scotland, Scotland HD only

  • Mon 23 Sep 2013 23:10 BBC One except Scotland, Scotland HD

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