Peter Ustinov In His Own Words
Peter Ustinov

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Narrated By: Peter Ustinov

Duration: 1 hour and 28 minutes

What to expect

Peter Ustinov was an actor, director, author and raconteur who won many awards in his lifetime, including Academy Awards, Emmys, Golden Globes and BAFTAs. In this collection we hear - in his own words - about his thoughts on being a writer and director, and those who influenced him. He discusses his childhood and upbringing as well as providing insights into his family. Peter, in his own unique style, also talks about his work, ageing and the future. Interviews include: Frost Over America, BBC Radio 4 (first broadcast 1 July 1970); Desert Island Discs, BBC Radio 4 (first broadcast 19 November 1977); Parkinson, BBC 1 (first broadcast 7 January 1978); Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4 (first broadcast 6 April 1983); Meet for Lunch, BBC Radio Wales (first broadcast 29 August 1984); Bookshelf; BBC Radio 4 (first broadcast 8 November 1990); The Big Question, BBC TV (first broadcast 11 February 1996). NB: Due to the age and nature of this archive material, the sound quality may vary.


Films, cinema, Television, Radio, Individual actors & performers

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