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Jack Dowie interviews Janet Suzman, the well-known actress on the subject of "Risk". Janet Suzman discusses not only the risks and uncertainties she faces in choosing life in the theatre,... but the risks and uncertainties in her personal life. The programme contains extracts from three plays, each of which illustrates the "heroine" at risk and personal qualities of bravery.
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Module code and title: U201, Risk
Item code: U201; 11
First transmission date: 23-09-1980
Published: 1980
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Duration: 00:24:23
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Producer: Frances Berrigan
Contributors: Jack Dowie; Janet Suzman
Publisher: BBC Open University
Keyword(s): Personal risk; Risk; Theatre
Footage description: Janet Suzman talks to Jack Dowie about the risk involved in the life of an actor. She discusses some of the roles she has played and the satisfaction to be gained from a good performance. The interview is illustrated by three short examples of Janet Suzman performing. She is shown in the following three TV productions: Hedda Gabler, The Three Sisters and Antony and Cleopatra.
Master spool number: 6HT/73222
Production number: FOUD019J
Videofinder number: 1320
Available to public: no