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Talking Pictures

  • 2013
  • Documentary and factual
  • News and current affairs

Summary

"Talking Pictures" profiles stars of the silver screen using footage from TV appearances they made over the years. The opening edition focuses on Bette Davis, who co-starred alongside Joan Crawford in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Narrated by Sylvia Syms, other subjects in the series include John Mills, Gene Kelly and David Niven. The six-part series premiered on BBC Two in January 2013.

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Laurence Olivier

Summary

Sylvia Syms looks back on the life of Laurence Olivier, perhaps Britain's greatest actor, using rare material from the BBC archives to tell the story of his extraordinarily distinguished career.

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NarratorSylvia Syms
Executive producerCarla-Maria Lawson
Series producerSimon Goretzki
ProducerKarn Christensen
Assistant producerKate Robertson

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