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Vanessa Redgrave: A Life In Pictures

15 August 2012

Discover how cinema has changed over the decades through the eyes of one of Britain’s most prolific actresses.

On 5 May, Vanessa Redgrave joined Guardian critic Michael Billington on stage at the Brighton Dome Concert Hall for her BAFTA: A Life In Pictures interview, as part of the 2012 Brighton Festival.

It very seldom happens that you can step straight into the shoes of a character

Throughout the conversation, Billington endeavoured to uncover the secrets of her craft, discussing openly with Redgrave her gift as an actress as it has been manifested in the movies. The interview provides a fascinating insight into the career of one of Britain’s most revered actresses, a career that has captivated generations of audiences for over five decades.