Victor Spinetti sadly died on the 18th June, 2012. Obituary: www.guardian.co.uk/film/2012/jun/19/victor-spinetti
We are very pleased that the event was recorded by the British Library Sound Archives.
Victor had been a key member of Joan Littlewood’s Theatre Workshop and was a highly versatile actor whose roles included parts in most of the Beatles films alongside quantities of stage roles. A writer, director and anecdotalist, working with Ken Tynan and African-American Adrienne Kennedy he adapted John Lennon’s In His Own Write for the stage, wrote and performed a one-man show based on his memories, and wrote the autobiography Up Front.