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Lucien Lawrence Christmas letter following murder of his father Philip Lawrence

Title
Lucien Lawrence Christmas letter following murder of his father Philip Lawrence
Genre
Speech
TX Date
10 Dec 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:00:18
Description
Following the murder of London headmaster Philip Lawrence outside his school gates, a reading of his eight-year-old son Lucien’s letter to Father Christmas which he asked his thirteen year old sister Unity to put in the post, and which she passed on to police and the press in which he asks for his daddy back for Christmas. Female reader not identified.
Contributors
None Identified
Keywords
London; Teachers; Homicide; Schools; Christmas; Philip Lawrence; Maida Vale; Lucien Lawrence

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