Bette In Britain

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20080612 (BBC7)
20141219 (BBC7)

Susan George recalls the visits to Britain of Hollywood legend Bette Davis.

20080612 (BBC7)
20141219 (BBC7)

Susan George profiles Hollywood legend Miss Bette Davis, recalling her visits to Britain and the impact she had on British actors, directors and producers.

Reflecting the plotlines of characters she played on screen, Bette Davis's visits across the Atlantic left behind stories of success, mystery, court battles, failed marriages and sadness.

Miss Davis starred in several British films and was inspired by our history and influenced by our culture. She came here in the 1970s to tour her one-woman show where it has been claimed on a visit to Cardiff she searched for and found her relatives.

The programme features Davis's memorable appearance at the National Film Theatre and looks at the time she came to the UK to record an album of songs.

With extracts from her British interviews spanning 30 years the programme includes contributions from actor Wendy Craig, broadcaster Wyn Calvin and director Jimmy Sangster.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 to mark the centenary of the birth of Miss Bette Davis in 2008.

20080612 (BBC7)
20141220 (BBC7)

Susan George recalls the visits to Britain of Hollywood legend Bette Davis.

20080612 (BBC7)
20141219 (BBC7)

Susan George recalls the visits to Britain of Hollywood legend Bette Davis.

20080612 (BBC7)
20141219 (BBC7)

Susan George profiles Hollywood legend Miss Bette Davis, recalling her visits to Britain and the impact she had on British actors, directors and producers.

Reflecting the plotlines of characters she played on screen, Bette Davis's visits across the Atlantic left behind stories of success, mystery, court battles, failed marriages and sadness.

Miss Davis starred in several British films and was inspired by our history and influenced by our culture. She came here in the 1970s to tour her one-woman show where it has been claimed on a visit to Cardiff she searched for and found her relatives.

The programme features Davis's memorable appearance at the National Film Theatre and looks at the time she came to the UK to record an album of songs.

With extracts from her British interviews spanning 30 years the programme includes contributions from actor Wendy Craig, broadcaster Wyn Calvin and director Jimmy Sangster.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 to mark the centenary of the birth of Miss Bette Davis in 2008.

20080612 (BBC7)
20141220 (BBC7)

Susan George recalls the visits to Britain of Hollywood legend Bette Davis.

20080612

Susan George recalls the visits to Britain of Hollywood legend Bette Davis and reveals the impact she had on British actors, directors and producers.

Reflecting the plotlines of characters she played on screen, Bette Davis's visits across the Atlantic left behind stories of success, mystery, court battles, failed marriages and sadness.

She starred in several British films and was inspired by British history and culture.

She came here in the seventies to tour her one-woman show, allegedly finding her relatives in Cardiff.

The programme features Davis's memorable appearance at The National Film Theatre and archive interviews.

Contributors include actor Wendy Craig, broadcaster Wyn Calvin and director Jimmy Sangster.

20080612

Susan George recalls the visits to Britain of Hollywood legend Bette Davis and reveals the impact she had on British actors, directors and producers.

Reflecting the plotlines of characters she played on screen, Bette Davis's visits across the Atlantic left behind stories of success, mystery, court battles, failed marriages and sadness.

She starred in several British films and was inspired by British history and culture.

She came here in the seventies to tour her one-woman show, allegedly finding her relatives in Cardiff.

The programme features Davis's memorable appearance at The National Film Theatre and archive interviews.

Contributors include actor Wendy Craig, broadcaster Wyn Calvin and director Jimmy Sangster.