Thelma Holt

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Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the theatre producer Thelma Holt. Famed for introducing some of the best international productions to this country, she persuaded Dustin Hoffman to London's West End, brought Ingmar Bergman's Hamlet to the South Bank and premiered the work of the Japanese director Ninagawa in Britain.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Lazy Bones by Paul Robeson
Book: Utopia by Thomas Moore
Luxury: Rosary beads

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40 minutes

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Fri 28 Nov 1997 09:05

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Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestThelma Holt

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