As a student at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Barry Morse met famed playwright George Bernard Shaw and his life was forever changed. Through a career spanning more than seven decades, Morse... More > played more than 3,000 parts on stage, radio, and in film and television (The Fugitive, Space: 1999), including all the plays of William Shakespeare and Bernard Shaw.
"Valiant for Truth" pays tribute to Barry Morse's lifelong dedication to Bernard Shaw. Alternately dramatic and humorous, this fascinating book provides a thorough account of Morse's life and career as a Shavian, including his time as Artistic Director of the Shaw Festival and President of the Shaw Society of England.
"Valiant for Truth is an enjoyable and extremely well written appreciation of my father's work and thoughts. It is a loving but honest "warts and all" account that manages to be both accurate and interesting... even people who have only the vaguest awareness of my father's career will find it entertaining" - actor Hayward Morse< Less