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Whitechapel bell foundry

Title
Whitechapel bell foundry
Genre
Interview
TX Date
25 Dec 1989
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:04:45
Description
Kerry Thomas tours Whitechapel Bell Foundry and asks Richard Brewis about making church bells, how they are made in a traditional method, the life of a bell and his favourite bells.Tuner Arthur Cuthbert talks about tuning the bells, and the age of some of the machines. With sound of bells. Originally transmitted 25/12/89. For FM breakfast show.
Contributors
Kerry Thomas; Richard Brewis; Arthur Cuthbert
Keywords
London; Big Ben; Bells; Church bells; Bell founding; Bell ringing; Whitechapel; Foundries

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