“Most things end badly. Most human enterprise disappoints. But in the interval between inactivity and that disappointment – between starting something and realising that it is in vain – we accomplish a great deal.”
Filmed in 1987, this exclusive interview sees BBC Omnibus talk to the great American playwright at his Connecticut home about the political and poetic nature of his plays, about being a writer in the US during the late twentieth century, and about his marriage to Marilyn Monroe.
Miller talks in detail about his seminal plays - All My Sons, A View from the Bridge, Death of a Salesman, The Crucible and After the Fall - as well as his experience with the House Un-American Activities Committee and his time as President of PEN International.