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A Life in Ten Pictures

  • Season 1
  • 6 episodes
  • Documentary
  • Music

Summary

A series of extraordinary lives each unlocked by a just a handful of images, from iconic shots to private snaps, their secrets revealed by those who know their stories best.

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Episode 3: Elizabeth Taylor: A Life in Ten Pictures

Summary

Elizabeth Taylor's image is known around the world - she was one of the most famous women in Hollywood, but could just a handful of photos uncover new truths about someone we think we all know? This programme takes a journey through the actress's life in 10 photos, with their secrets revealed by those who were there and those who knew Elizabeth Taylor's story best.
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Review

Elizabeth Taylor’s illustrious career and equally high-profile love life ensured that she was always in the news – her eight marriages, two of them to Richard Burton, played out like a soap opera. But what of the woman behind the headlines? A Life in Ten Pictures tells a deeper and richer story by shedding light on the way that the former child star exerted her independence in a famously controlling industry.

Other snapshots depict the way she opened up about her addiction and health struggles, and also her activism in the fight against Aids.

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NarratorRosalind Eleazar

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DirectorSarah Howitt
Executive producerJulia Harrington
Series producerChris Wilson

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  • Episode 3

    Elizabeth Taylor: A Life in Ten Pictures

    Summary

    Elizabeth Taylor's image is known around the world - she was one of the most famous women in Hollywood, but could just a handful of photos uncover new truths about someone we think we all know? This programme takes a journey through the actress's life in 10 photos, with their secrets revealed by those who were there and those who knew Elizabeth Taylor's story best.
    Recommended

    Review

    Elizabeth Taylor’s illustrious career and equally high-profile love life ensured that she was always in the news – her eight marriages, two of them to Richard Burton, played out like a soap opera. But what of the woman behind the headlines? A Life in Ten Pictures tells a deeper and richer story by shedding light on the way that the former child star exerted her independence in a famously controlling industry.

    Other snapshots depict the way she opened up about her addiction and health struggles, and also her activism in the fight against Aids.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    NarratorRosalind Eleazar

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorSarah Howitt
    Executive producerJulia Harrington
    Series producerChris Wilson
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