Warm-witted star of TV’s The Waltons now appearing on stage

Driving Miss Daisy runs through July 24, followed by three special shows featuring Michael Learned

Michael Learned of The Waltons fame, was interviewed recently by Internet broadcaster David Burrows. Driving Miss Daisy runs through July 24 at Victoria Playhouse Petrolia. More information is at thevpp.ca

David Burrows, a well-known Internet broadcaster, scored a highlight interview recently with Michael Learned and Darren Keay, stars of Driving Miss Daisy at the Victoria Playhouse Petrolia, which is running now through July 24.

Following the run, Learned, a four-time Emmy winner who came to prominence in her role as Olivia on TV’s The Waltons, will perform in what is being called “an intimate, inside look” at her life and career.

“Miss Michael” is being limited to three shows, July 27, 28 and 29.

Learned says she will be sharing anecdotes from her days on The Waltons and will introduce footage and out-takes, answer questions and share humorous and heartbreaking personal stories along the way.

Burrows, whose weekly Internet show appears on Lambton Shield and elsewhere, said he particularly enjoyed the chance to speak with Learned.

“This was a genuinely enjoyable experience,” he told Lambton Shield. “She has so many great memories and I feel privileged to have been able to bring some of those to my audience.”

The full interview with Michael Learned and her co-star Darren Keay can be seen below:

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