Main content

Vanessa Redgrave

Edward Stourton profiles Oscar-winning actress and political activist Vanessa Redgrave, currently in the news for supporting travellers facing eviction from a site in Basildon.

Edward Stourton profiles Vanessa Redgrave, the multi-award and Oscar-winning actress and political activist. A leading member of the Redgrave family of actors, she is the daughter, wife, mother and aunt of some of Britain's best known actors and directors. She has hit the headlines just as often for her political and human rights activities, as for her stage, film and theatre work. This week, she is in the news for supporting the travellers currently facing eviction from a site in Basildon.

Producers: Arlene Gregorius and Harbinder Minhas.

Available now

14 minutes

Last on

Sun 4 Sep 2011 17:40

Broadcasts

The Best of Profile

The Best of Profile

Find out more about the people making the news headlines

Download this programme

Download this programme

Subscribe to this programme or download individual episodes.

Podcast