Episode 1 - The Gate & Orson Welles

Episode 1 - The Gate & Orson Welles

Behind The Curtain

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In 1931, a 16 year old boy named Orson Welles stepped onto the stage in Dublin’s Gate Theatre and so started one of the greatest stage and film careers of the 20th century. Orson’s relationship with the Gate Theatre and its founders didn’t end there though, and what happened next is even more incredible. But to get the full story would require going through decades of correspondence to separate the fact from the fiction. Thankfully for us, someone did just that.
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In 1931, a 16 year old boy named Orson Welles stepped onto the stage in Dublin’s Gate Theatre and so started one of the greatest stage and film careers of the 20th century. Orson’s relationship with the Gate Theatre and its founders didn’t end there though, and what happened next is even more incredible. But to get the full story would require going through decades of correspondence to separate the fact from the fiction. Thankfully for us, someone did just that.
...Read More