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Toyah Willcox on Katharine Hepburn

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Singer Toyah Willcox chooses the actress and Hollywood legend, Katherine Hepburn. With Matthew Parris. From 2015.

Singer Toyah Willcox chooses the actress and Hollywood legend, Katherine Hepburn.

Dubbed an 'oddity' and 'box office poison', she liked to goad the press and public with her eccentric behaviour and unconventional love life. Her career in Hollywood spanned six decades, during which she starred alongside other Hollywood greats, including James Stewart, Cary Grant, Humphrey Bogart and Spencer Tracy.

The four time Oscar award winning actress Katharine Hepburn is this week's Great Life. She is championed by singer and actress Toyah Willcox - who met and worked with her. The expert is Dr Mark Glancy – Reader in Film History, at Queen Mary, University of London. The presenter is Matthew Parris.

Producer: Perminder Khatkar.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2015.

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Sun 15 Nov 2020 05:30

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Presenter Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest Nick Stadlen

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  • Tue 29 Sep 2015 16:30
  • Fri 2 Oct 2015 23:00
  • Thu 12 Nov 2020 18:30
  • Fri 13 Nov 2020 00:30
  • Sat 14 Nov 2020 07:30
  • Sat 14 Nov 2020 17:30
  • Sun 15 Nov 2020 05:30

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