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The Wallys of Wessex

Title
The Wallys of Wessex
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Aug 1974
Year of production
1974
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Duration
00:02:54
Description
Two unidentified male Wallys (a multiple-use pseudonym employed by 1970s Free Festival-goers in order to evade eviction) on a court injunction which means they will have to leave Stonehenge, and their plans for the future. Followed by an interview with Wally Hope, aka Phil Russell (1947-1975), free festival organiser and publicist. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Wally Hope; Phil Russell
Keywords
Law; Protest movements; Festivals; Stonehenge; Land ownership; Property legislation; Human settlements; Land use; Squatter settlements; Wally (pseud.); Ancient monuments; Eviction (land); Protection of monuments

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