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Arena: Henry Moore 1986

Speaking from Henry Moore’s own studio in Perry Green, John Read reaffirms his belief in the artist’s status as one of the greatest sculptors since the Renaissance. He traces Moore’s life and his own connections with him through extracts from the documentaries he has made and reminiscences of their many personal encounters.

Presenter: John Read
Participant: Henry Moore
Producer: Rosemary Bowen-Jones
First broadcast: 7 September 1986

This selection of clips has been taken from the BBC Archive. The full-length interviews and many more programmes celebrating Henry Moore and his art can be found at www.bbc.co.uk/archive/henrymoore.