Video recording of company tour, filmed in Istanbul, Turkey in July 1982

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/CH/01/0002
  • Dates of Creation
      July 1992
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Handheld camera. Not continuous footage, edited together. Through a window, a daytime street scene of Istanbul is filmed, beginning with close up of building with sign reading '20th International Istanbul Festival 1 - 3 1992'. 00:01:55 scene of outdoor stage area. Stage is being set up. Several people are present including Malcolm Glanville (Technical Director). 00:15:04 cut to Company members including Richard Alston eating dinner. 00:21:56 cut to stage being set up for evening performance with dancers standing on stage. 00:27:11 cut to interior scene night-time. 00:27:49 cut to daytime scene. Stage is set up. Dancers warm up on stage accompanied by live pianist. 00:34:12 cut to evening live performance of unidentified work. Operated camera, far distance. Operator pans and zooms occasionally. 10 dancers. 00:55:42 excerpt of live performance of 'Strong Language' 6 dancers. 00:59:20 live performance of 'Embarque'. 01:27:45 scenes of audience after performance. 01:28:09 night-time scenes of interior of hotel room including view out of window. 01:29:01 scene in hotel lobby. Company members prepare to travel early in the morning and have breakfast. Those present include: Mark Baldwin; Richard Alston; Catherine Becque; Glenn Wilkinson; Steven Brett; Carolyn Fey; Amanda Britton; Mark [unidentified surname]; Jacqui [unidentified surname]; Colin [unidentified surname]; Roger [unidentified surname]; John [unidentified surname].

Condition note:

VHS duration section: 00:00:07 - 01:33:09

Access Information

Not available to external researchers.