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New Left Review I/47, January-February 1968

W. G. S.

The Scenic Artist


After a lifetime painting scenery in fairgrounds, music balls, repertory theatres, circuses, cinema studios—as well as acting when required—wgs joined bbc tv as a scenic artist. Welcoming the security offered by the all-embracing corporation—and the £1,800 a year salary—he regrets the loss of an adventuresome past when there was no tv centre to make life relatively easy.

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