Summer Season - Daphne du Maurier

Daphne du Maurier, author of 'Rebecca' and 'Jamaica Inn', talks to Wilfred De'Ath about her life from her beloved Cornish cliff-top home. In this, her first television interview, the cameras follow as she walks through the house and its grounds recalling key events from her life and revealing memorabilia from her famous theatrical family. She also reflects on the inspirations and influences that have shaped her writing over time and shares archived manuscripts of some of her famous works.

↗ Originally broadcast 31 August 1971.

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