In Front Of Closed Doors

At the Royal Albert Hall, audiences come and go.

But the stewards are, one might say, the native population.

Once a uniformed helper at the Old Vic under Olivier, Simon Callow takes us in front of closed doors at the Hall and looks back on his own experience as an usher, unearthing along the way other well-known voices who have performed the same role.

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At the Royal Albert Hall, audiences come and go.

But the stewards are, one might say, the native population.

Once a uniformed helper at the Old Vic under Olivier, Simon Callow takes us in front of closed doors at the Hall and looks back on his own experience as an usher, unearthing along the way other well-known voices who have performed the same role.