Lady Redgrave

This week's Desert Island Discs castaway is someone who now sits at the head of one of this country's most famous theatrical dynasties - the remarkable Redgraves. But Lady Redgrave, as Rachel Kempson, is also a highly-regarded actress in her own right - still treading the boards at the age of 78 - and she'll be talking to Sue Lawley about her long career on the stage, her marriage to Sir Michael Redgrave and the pitfalls and pleasures of a family which now encompasses three generations of acting talent.

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

Favourite track: If The Heart Of A Man by Michael Redgrave
Book: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Luxury: Case of champagne

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 5 May 1989 09:05

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestRachel Kempson

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