John Gielgud - Gielgud's Letters

Episodes

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0120071029 (BBC7)
20130318 (BBC7)

Actor Sir John Gielgud's remarkable life told through his letters. In 1936, he was Hamlet in New York. Read by Derek Jacobi.

0220071030 (BBC7)
20130319 (BBC7)

In 1952, John Gielgud travelled to Hollywood to star in Julius Caesar. Derek Jacobi reads his remarkable letters.

0320071031 (BBC7)
20130320 (BBC7)

In 1959, actor John Gielgud faced the threat of blackmail over his homosexuality. Derek Jacobi reads his remarkable letters.

0420071101 (BBC7)
20130321 (BBC7)

In 1970, Gielgud contemplates taking a part in an exciting new play at London's Royal Court Theatre. Read by Derek Jacobi.

05 LAST20071102 (BBC7)
20130322 (BBC7)

Now in his 70s, Gielgud appears in a film called Arthur. He continues to act well into his 90s. Concluded by Derek Jacobi.