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Hi,
I found these articles in an old magazine: TV Times, 19 Decemeber 1987 - 1 January 1988. There was this gorgeous photo of Jeremy as Dorian Grey. If you click on the pictures two times, you will get them in very large formats.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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On February 17th, 2007 09:37 pm (UTC), happy_lizard commented:
This was great. Some of the pictures I had not seen before. Thank you
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On February 17th, 2007 09:44 pm (UTC), merry1978 commented:
Brett as Dorian Grey is absolutely awesome! Thank you very much for the photoes!
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On February 17th, 2007 10:46 pm (UTC), sillygirlblue1 commented:
My pleasure :0)
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On February 17th, 2007 11:06 pm (UTC), sillygirlblue1 replied:
Hi,
Jeremy was Basil Hallward in the 1970's , but in the 1960's he played Dorian himself. But sadly this recording may be lost for ever :0)
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On February 18th, 2007 03:44 am (UTC), snapes_witch replied:
Thanks, I found that out and deleted my message.
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On February 17th, 2007 11:07 pm (UTC), x_reichenbach_x replied:
He played Basil Hallward later on in his career, this role was filmed in 1976 and was shown in a the time slot for "the play of the month". However, he also played Doian Grey in the "Armchair TV Series" in 1956.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0857480/
The reason it is not very well know is because it was a TV series that never made it onto DVD.
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On February 17th, 2007 11:13 pm (UTC), x_reichenbach_x commented:
I read one of the articles - he posed for a manniquin! Naked Brett in all shops, I can't imagine...
( ;) well, there's a Christmas present worth hunting for!)
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On February 17th, 2007 11:38 pm (UTC), sillygirlblue1 replied:
Jeremy as mannequin
Oh my word, it's so funny there was made a mannequin of him. Yummy, naked Brett in shops :0)

Terry Manners wrote about the matter in "The Tortured mind of Jeremy Brett" (p. 89-90):

During this period Jeremy was the epitome of the seventies man. The vision of the typical Englishman to those who flew in from abroad was still a cross between Sherlock Holmes and a university don, wearing an old tweed jacket with a leather patch at the elbow, baggy trousers and maybe even mismatched socks. He would be a comfortable kind of man, a sort of lovable shaggy dog, perhaps a bit eccentric but someone you could depend on. He was personified at this time by people like actor Richard Briers, who would often be seen walking around London in a safari suit he had worn in a TV play. He liked it so much that he bought it.
But Britain had changed radically following the blaze of the sixties.
Jeremy was now talked about in the theatre world as the seventies thespian about town ... colourful shirts, cravats, flared trousers and battledress jackets. In fact he was such a fashionable, romantic figure in people’s minds that mannequinmaker Adele Roostein, who had already made window dummies of Twiggy and Lady Jacqueline Rufus Isaacs, decided that he had the look of the moment and convinced him to model.
Soon there were life-size copies of him in shop windows all over the world, and he even represented modern man in the Bath Museum. But the truth was that Jeremy never spent a bt of money on clothes. If he found something he liked he would fog it to death. Most of his cashmere sweaters had holes in them at the elbow and he still wore the suit he had taken his name from, which was given to him when he was seventeen. He boasted to friends that he bought a couple of pairs of trousers, three pullovers and four shirts each year and that was al!. ‘If you have just a tiny bit of flair you don’t really have to dress up,’ he said. The one fashion item that really did appeal to him was platform shoes. ‘I fall about and hit my head on doors,’ he said, ‘but they’re fun. Now I’m taller than all my three brothers.’
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On February 18th, 2007 09:58 am (UTC), poison_apple37 commented:
Cheers for posting these, now all I need is one of those mannequins! Hmm...
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On February 19th, 2007 06:46 pm (UTC), (Anonymous) commented:
Thanks for these rare articles
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On February 24th, 2007 09:41 am (UTC), ireneadler25 commented:
my god he was a god!!!!!!!
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