Beryl Reid In Conversation

Episodes

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01Early Years1992062420190804 (BBC7)
20190805 (BBC7)

Beryl Reid recalls her early days working in music hall, starting with her first uncertain steps as a variety entertainer.

The first of a six-part series in which Beryl Reid recalls her remarkable life and career in conversation with her old friend and fellow actress, Siân Phillips.

Producer: Jon Naismith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1992.

Beryl Reid talks to Si\u00e2n Phillips about her remarkable life and career.

Beryl Reid talks to Si\u00e2n Phillips about her remarkable life and career.

02Panto And Revue1992070120190811 (BBC7)
20190812 (BBC7)

From air-raids to performing crocodiles.

Beryl Reid looks back to her days in pantomime and revue, remembering some of the more unusual acts with whom she performed.

Series in which Beryl Reid recalls her remarkable life and career in conversation with her old friend and fellow actress, Siân Phillips.

Producer: Jon Naismith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in July 1992.

Beryl Reid talks to Sian Phillips about her remarkable life and career.

Beryl Reid talks to Si\u00e2n Phillips about her remarkable life and career.

Beryl Reid talks to Si\u00e2n Phillips about her remarkable life and career.

03Educating Archie1992070820190818 (BBC7)
20190819 (BBC7)

From paying 97.5% tax to jiggling bosoms.

Beryl Reid recalls her initial rise to fame after joining the BBC’s popular radio show Educating Archie.

Series in which Beryl Reid recalls her remarkable life and career in conversation with her old friend and fellow actress, Siân Phillips.

Producer: Jon Naismith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in July 1992.

Beryl Reid talks to Sian Phillips about her remarkable life and career.

Beryl Reid talks to Si\u00e2n Phillips about her remarkable life and career.

Beryl Reid talks to Si\u00e2n Phillips about her remarkable life and career.

04Stage And Screen1992071520190825 (BBC7)
20190826 (BBC7)

The transition from variety to acting in the movies.

Beryl Reid recalls her development as a character actress and being offered serious roles. Having spent a large part of her career at the lighter end of drama, she was encouraged to audition for Joe Orton's controversial play, Entertaining Mr Sloane.

Series in which Beryl Reid recalls her remarkable life and career in conversation with her old friend and fellow actress, Siân Phillips.

Producer: Jon Naismith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in July 1992.

Beryl Reid talks to Sian Phillips about her remarkable life and career.

Beryl Reid talks to Si\u00e2n Phillips about her remarkable life and career.

05Classical Roles1992072220190901 (BBC7)
20190902 (BBC7)

The challenge of moving to the classical stage, performing with the RSC and at the National Theatre.

Series in which Beryl Reid recalls her remarkable life and career in conversation with her old friend and fellow actress, Siân Phillips.

Producer: Jon Naismith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in July 1992.

Beryl Reid talks to Si\u00e2n Phillips about her remarkable life and career.

Beryl Reid relives some moments from her remarkable career with her friend and fellow professional, Siân Phillips. In this episode, the actress recalls the challenges of working for the National Theatre - including an accidental appearance in Tamburlaine the Great.

Produced by Jon Naismith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in July 1992

Beryl Reid talks to Si\u00e2n Phillips about her remarkable life and career.

06Friends And Digs1992072920190908 (BBC7)
20190909 (BBC7)

Beryl Reid talks to Sian Phillips about her remarkable life and career.

Beryl Reid talks to Si\u00e2n Phillips about her remarkable life and career.