Lidia Segués, actriu del Quadre de Veus de Radioteatre

Born in Terrassa, only at 18 came to Radio Terrassa to play with Voices Company directed by Joan Llenas  as an actress. Its first performance was a character of a prostitute in the novel "Retazos". In 1951 he was offered the possibility of substitutions as speaker. and later became part of the establishment. So, apart from Radio Theater, under the direction of Llenas first, and Ermenter Cima later, she began to intervene in many programs of the era, such as "Nosotras", "Tertúlia de sobremesa", "Meridiano", "Galeria poética", "Las mañanas del Vallès", "Nido de arte", "Tertulia", "Gran Festival de las estrellas" and "Contrapunt ", becoming the announcer who drove longer this historic space. and that over 25 years, she also assumed the leadership. Also became also one of the voices of the usual advertising and commercial recordings of the station.

In addition to the programs presented, it is also remembered for the feat that took place in 1959. That year she met the lion tamer Luigi Gerardi had reached Terrassa with Mexican Circus. But she didn't in the studios of the radio, but at the same circus inside the cage with seven lions around.

In 1982, she meet the 25-year career at the station and therefore received the homage of her teammates. It was on the occasion of these events, which are reunited again some of the components of Voices Company of early 1950's, to interpret, in principle, a radio theater play, "L'hostal de la Glòria" by Josep Maria Sagarra in that it also honored involved. This group was formed to look like the previous stage like Maria Glòria Farrés, Rafael Peris, Joan Garrigó, Anselm Marcet, Ramon Bravo, Joana Palau, Guillermo Salceda, Albert Puig and other new and younger ones. Following this, the components of this theater group is again being motivated by radio theater and they decided to resume activity again. Since then, she has participated in numerous works, among which, for example, "A mitad de camino" by Peter Ustinov, "Aurora negra" by Horacio Ruiz de la Fuente, "Bodas de Sangre" by Federico Garcia Lorca, "Don Juan Tenorio" by José Zorrilla, "La mala ley" by Manuel Linares Rivas, or "La Rambla de les floristes" by Josep Maria Sagarra. "

He left Radio Terrassa in 1993 for retirement after 42 years of continuous occupation.

Curiosities

  • Did you know ...?

    "Taxi Key", the popular radio drama series which starred Ricardo Palmerola and Isidre Sola in Radio Barcelona, began airing in 1948 and was on the air until middle 70's.
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    In 1961, Spanish Radio and TV Gemeral Management Office thought that seven Lorca's scripts were 'not allowed for broadcasting' because its content and were forbiden until 1977. Some of those scripts were rhe three gold Lorca pieces: 'Yerma', 'Bodas de sangre' and 'La casa de Bernarda Alba'.

  • Did you know ...?

    To simulate the sound effect ticking of a clock, we can achieve if we roll a pencil between our hands with a ring on one finger.

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    Earlier Radio Theater plays, issued at the early 1920's, were theater scripts played on a conventional stage in which superimposed the voice of a narrator explaining on radio all that was not appreciated only with the ears .

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    To simulate the sound effect of a shower can be achieved by slowly pouring a bag of rice in a plastic container.

  • Did you know ...?

    Orson Welles founded "The Mercury Theatre on the Air" in July 1938, together with John Houseman, as a company to play radio drama scripts which adapted by himself.

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