Smith, Russell

Oral History. Russell talks of his involvement in the Little Theatre during the 1970's - 80's. He describes how he stood in when the lead male dropped out of the production West Side Story. He speaks of the performance of Boys in the Band - a play about homosexuality and how this took him on to professional theatre and TV performances such as 'Shark in the Park'.
Shows mentioned include: Cinderella; Robin Hood; Lock Up Your Daughters; Westside Story; Boys in the Band; Music Hall.
People mentioned include: Jim Green, Bill Tate. Richie Poole, Cydie Strang, Karla Lagore;Brian Hannam, John Parkin, Tony and Dianna Burton.
Recorded: 11 April 1993
Interviewer: Barry Wiseman
Abstraction: Mary Whiting
Restrictions: None

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Research tape

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  Part 3

Master tape

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