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Australian Arts

Another popular feast

16 March 2024

9:00 AM

16 March 2024

9:00 AM

Miriam Margolyes was not wrong – however intrepid she may have been – to remark to Her late Majesty the Queen that she was the finest spoken-word actor in the world. Well, certainly one of them: she has recorded the whole of Oliver Twist, the whole of Bleak House and she has brought her power to bring alive a world of voices to that extraordinary work Muriel Spark’s The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie the film of which won Maggie Smith an Oscar for the title role in 1969.

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