Val Henry Gielgud(1900-1981), Playwright
Sitter in 5 portraits
Val Gielgud was a novelist, playwright and head of radio drama at the BBC. He wrote twenty novels, seven volumes of autobiography and eighteen plays and screenplays. From 1929, Gielgud was Director of Productions for BBC radio, and during his thirty-four years in office, he shaped the largest radio drama department in the world. He was the older brother of the actor Sir John.
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