Inside the magazine

Falling in love again

In 1988, embarrassed at constantly being compared to Marlene Dietrich, Ute Lemper wrote to the legendary actor. She tells Jo Litson about the extraordinary three-hour phone call that followed, which, 30 years later, has led to the German-born cabaret star’s latest show.

This article is available to Limelight subscribers.

Log in to continue reading.

Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism.

Subscribe now