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Monty at large

Title
Monty at large
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Special
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:57:02
Description
Monty at Large. Monty Modlyn visits the Old Covent Garden market in central London following the relocation of the old fruit and vegetable market and during the regeneration of the site as a shopping and restaurant complex. Includes interviews with Cathy(?) Mooney(?), Greater London Council; Geoff Holland, architect; Simon Pembroke(?), local resident; Mary Searles(?), Covent Garden Forum; Peter Stephens, London Transport Museum; Danny and Ann(?) Elliot(?), The Globe public house; John Sullivan, barrow maker; Alan(?) Asher, Asher’s wholesalers, Neal’s Yard; unidentified male manager, Neal’s Yard health foods; Fat Freddie, male busker outside Bow Street Magistrates’ Court; Norman Hiller, Covent Garden Cycles; Charlie Robinson, jeweller and armour-maker; unidentified female manager at Theatre Zoo theatrical costume shop; unidentified male ironmonger; Colin Davis, Covent Garden Opera House. In two parts, divided by break in audio. Sound largely in mono.
Contributors
Colin Davis; Monty Modlyn; Cathy(?) Mooney(?); Simon Pembroke(?); Mary Searles(?); Peter Stephens; Danny Elliot(?); Ann(?) Elliot(?); John Sullivan; Alan(?) Asher; Fat Freddie; Norman Hiller; Charlie Robinson; Geoff Holland
Keywords
London; Urban regeneration; Covent Garden; Markets; Architectural heritage

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