Digital Archive:Oral history clip, Jean Skaptason (2014)

Memories of working in the costumes workshop in 1962, 1963 and 1964

Jean Skaptason came to Chichester to work in Festival Theatre’s costume workshop in 1962. She later joined the fledgling National Theatre company and came back to Chichester throughout the partnership between the Festival Theatre and the National Theatre under Laurence Olivier’s leadership. In these clips she looks back on working life in those first few years including working pressures, living arrangements and the relationship the Theatre had with the rest of Chichester.

Jean Skaptason by Karen Robinson 10 Dec 2013. Email [email protected] for access to the full oral history interview¬†or click the file below to read a summary.


Interview summary Jean Skaptson PIOOH019


Buildings & site, Festival Theatre, Founding of CFT

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