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Alvin Rakoff

Alvin Rakoff on Sean Connery, Peter Sellers and many others.

With Antonia Quirke

94 year old director Alvin Rakoff talks about giving Sean Connery his big break, why his friend Peter Sellers wired his home for sound and what it was like directing Laurence Olivier in A Voyage Around My Father

Author Anna Cale and historian Matthew Sweet talk about the phenomenon that was Diana Dors and reveal how her life would have changed if she had only married Bob Monkhouse.

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28 minutes

Broadcasts

  • Thu 12 Aug 2021 16:00
  • Sun 15 Aug 2021 23:00

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