Joan Littlewood and The People’s Theatre

BBC Radio 4

To her core, Joan Littlewood was an anti-eastblishment figure. This progarmme illustrates her determination to create a theatre for everybody. It selects some of the best archive from across her career. The actors she trained – Victor Spinetti, Murray Melvin, Avis Bunnage, Brian Murphy – explain why working for Joan was different to working with other directors.

Produced by Isabel Sutton

Broadcast on 27th September 2014