Desert Island Discs - guest.
4 Print Biographies |
2 Interviews |
3 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
[on his role as Father Grandier in The Devils
(1971)] You would think from the critics' hostility that Ken Russell
had tried to pull off some obscene hoax. On the contrary, the film is, I think, an utterly serious attempt to understand the nature of religious and political persecution. It is not in any way exaggerated. If anything, the horrors perpetrated in Loudun in the 17th century were worse ...
Reed was held partly responsible for the demise of BBC1's Sin on Saturday
(1982) after some typically forthright comments on the subject of lust, the sin featured on the first programme. The show had many other problems, and a fellow guest revealed that Reed recognised this when he arrived and virtually had to be dragged in front of the cameras. Near the end of his life, he was brought onto some ...