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It is the summer of 1922, the twilight of Sarah Bernhardt's career. With her ever loyal secretary, Pitou, the legendary and infamous actress is discussing the imaginary second volume of her autobiography. She has electrifying encounters with people such as Oscar Wilde, and Bernard Shaw, and recreates some of her greatest roles. This play confirmed John Murrell as one of Ca ...more
Published February 1st 2000 by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC Audio)
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Sarah Chesterman
Sep 28, 2010 rated it it was amazing
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My first encounter with this riveting work was hearing it performed - for CBC Radio, directed and produced by my father Robert Chesterman.
I was initially convinced to listen because of the play's subject matter (Sarah Bernhardt) - being a drama freak growing up - and because both its lead actors had entranced my youthful heart when introduced by Dad (whose repeated referral to "Teddy" on the one hand and a virtual living goddess of the stage on the other, probably didn't help)...
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