Anna Scher

Series 4 - Episode 9 Anna Scher



Laurie Taylor interviews acclaimed acting teacher Anna Scher, whose former pupils include Kathy Burke, Pauline Quirke, Patsy Palmer, Linda Robson and Gary Kemp. She founded the Anna Scher Theatre, a drama school in Islington, north London, in 1968 and taught there until 2000, when, after a period of illness, she was informed her services were no longer required. A vociferous campaign to reinstate her, supported by friends and former pupils, proved fruitless, but she now teaches classes at a nearby church - and reveals that she has not given up hope of returning to her former workplace.

Cast & Crew

Host Laurie Taylor
Guest Anna Scher
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