Jacqueline du Pre: A Gift Beyond Words
Documentary marking the 30th anniversary of cellist Jacqueline du Pre's death. Du Pre was one of the greatest performing musicians that Britain has ever produced.
Jacqueline du Pre was one of the greatest performing musicians that Britain has ever produced. She stopped playing the cello at the age of 28, a victim of multiple sclerosis, and she died at 42 on 19 October 1987. This film, compiled by Christopher Nupen from the five prize-winning films he made during her lifetime, pays tribute to her on the 30th anniversary of her death.