Ref NoJHB/6/4/5
TitleWomen's Hour
Date29 March 2006
Extent1 CD & 1 AIFF file (89 MB)
Creator NameBown; Jane Hope (1925-2014); photographer
DescriptionRecording of Women's Hour programme featuring Jane Bown. Includes introduction by Jenni Murray with brief overview of Jane's career, and mentioning Queen Elizabeth's 80th birthday portrait by Jane which was about to be published in The Observer. Louise Adamson interviews Jane at home. Discuss the importance of eyes in Jane's portrait work and her technical approach and speed conducting assignments. Also covers Jane's education with Ifor Thomas and her first assignment from Mechtild Nawiasky shooting Bertrand Russell for The Observer. Includes mentions of portraits of Elizabeth Taylor and Noel Coward, Mick Jagger, Samuel Beckett, Boy George, Dennis Potter and Cilla Black.

Transmitted: 29/03/06
Duration: 8 minutes, 24 seconds
Programme narrated by Jenni Murray and Louise Adamson.
BBC Broadcasting Ltd, 2006.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAccess via the GNM Digital Repository
FormatElectronic record
CD recording
CopyrightBBC Broadcasting Ltd

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