Babette Smith: Gendered roles in television in the 1970s

Title:
Babette Smith: Gendered roles in television in the 1970s
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NFSA ID:
1535169
Year:
2018
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Babette Smith had worked at the Elizabethan Theatre Trust and for theatrical producer Harry M Miller on rock musical Hair, before starting at TCN9 Sydney in 1973 as an assistant producer on the live music program The Sound of Music with Barry Crocker.

In this oral history interview by Jeannine Baker, Babette reflects on typical gendered roles in television in the 1970s and the barriers to women advancing to decision-making roles.