Glenda Jackson In Her Own Words
Publisher: BBC Worldwide Ltd
Date: November 2011
Duration: 2 hours 5 minutes
This fascinating collection of archive interviews with the renowned actress and MP begins with a radio interview in 1970 and runs through to a guest appearance on Desert Island Discs in 1997. Along the way Glenda Jackson appears on numerous programmes including Parkinson, In The Psychiatrist's Chair and Start the Week, during the course of which she discusses her background and early years, women in theatre, and her journey from being a highly successful actress to becoming a Member of Parliament (and Minister of Transport). In A Chance to Meet and In The Hot Seat she faces the questions of an invited audience and discusses a wide range of topics.