Koltai, Ralph (27 of 28)  An Oral History of Theatre Design

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    2002-08-23, 2002-11-06, 2003-01-09, 2003-02-27, 2003-05-

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    Interviewee's home, London

  • Interviewees

    Koltai, Ralph 1924- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    O'Ryan, Lydia (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 27: Background to RK's purchase of house in France (continued). Refers to involvement with Stephen Sondheim's 'Pacific' Overtures at ENO and influence of Richard and Roxanne Angus on RK's eventual choice of French location. [further false fire alarm] RK describes location of house in France, interior and furnishings; description of studio. RK's recent work in sculpture and collage and changing studio requirements. Remarks on use of assistants and sculptural work growing out of theatre work. RK talks about his creative work and integration of his art work in recent National Theatre Exhibition 2004.

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    Life story interview with Ralph Koltai (1924-), theatre designer.

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