Down to earth

Title
Down to earth
Genre
Feature
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:45:16
Description
Independent Radio presents Down to Earth: A Story of Coal and Colliers, part of a series written and produced by Ralph Bernard, narrated by Frank Windsor, researched by Tim Whyatt and Julie Fletcher; music by Richard Digance, recorded by the Grimethorpe Colliery Band, with vocals by Richard Digance and John O’Connor. This edition looks at the origins of coal; interviews MPs about the mining industry; interviews miners; and on historic mining events such as the Senghenydd disaster which killed 82 miners.
Contributors
Ralph Burnard; Ellen Armstrong; Val McClain; Peter Bell; Fred Pearce; Richard Digance; Frank Windsor; Tim Whyatt; Julie Fletcher; Grimethorpe Colliery Band; John O’Connor
Keywords
Coal mining; Mining disasters; Coal industry; Coal miners; Coal; Life styles; Sean Ferguson; Paul Allen; Michael Linsey; Derek Connelly; Brian Bestwick; Coal mines; Accidental death; Band music

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