Actor Danny Webb on Wesker hit revival

27th June 2011

Danny Webb in Chicken Soup with Barley
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The actor discusses Dominic Cooke’s well-received revival of Arnold Wesker’s seminal 1958 play, Chicken Soup with Barley (the first part of the Wesker Trilogy about a politically motivated East End Jewish family across 30 years of history), with Carole Woddis. Recorded at the Royal Court, 27 June 2011.

One young person said she regrets that we don’t have that type of idealism any more — we live in a much more cynical age. And, at that time, it was Stalin who destroyed the hope of an alternative.