The history of the Old Vic Theatre near London's Waterloo told by famous actors and actresses who have played there over the years since its founding by Lillian Baylis who, in effect, ... See full summary »

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Cyril Frankel

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Peggy Ashcroft ... Herself
Ninette de Valois Ninette de Valois ... Herself
John Gielgud ... Himself
Alec Guinness ... Himself
David Mirvish David Mirvish ... Himself
Ed Mirvish Ed Mirvish ... Himself
Laurence Olivier ... Himself (archive footage)
Michael Redgrave ... Himself
Ralph Richardson ... Himself
Flora Robson ... Herself
Paul Rogers ... Himself
Tommy Steele ... Himself
Sybil Thorndike ... Herself (archive footage)
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The history of the Old Vic Theatre near London's Waterloo told by famous actors and actresses who have played there over the years since its founding by Lillian Baylis who, in effect, helped create The National Theatre, The Sadler's Wells Ballet and English National Opera. At the time of the programme's transmission the Theatre had been bought by a Canadian businessman, Ed Mirvish who, with his son David, set about restoring it to its former glory and re-opening it. Written by Anon

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 1983 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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