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Our kind of town

Title
Our kind of town
Genre
Interview; Music
TX Date
30 Mar 1980
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:48:48
Description
This edition of Our Kind of Town is presented by Keith Howell. Talks to the authors of 2 new books on London- Jo Anderson on Anchor and Hope on community life on the banks of the River Thames through the ages and how life there has changed; and Christopher Hibbert on London: The Biography of a City, on the social and architectural history of the city. Followed by Sir John Barbirolli conducting the Halle Orchestra in A Shropshire Lad by George Butterworth. Break where news edited out.
Contributors
Keith Howell; Jo Anderson; Christopher Hibbert; John Barbirolli; Halle Orchestra
Keywords
Books; Authors; London; Docks; Social problems; Fires; Architecture; Police; Prisons; Violence; Employment; Children (age group); Living conditions; Children (family); Smuggling; History; Royalty; Rivers; River Thames; Boats; Public houses; Urban planning; Social history; Charles Dickens; Ships; Classical music; Ship captains; Kings; Composers; Social change; Communities; Convicts; Water transport; Plague; Building regulations; Wetlands; Anchor and Hope; Hulks; Prison hulks; Barges; London: The Biography of a City; King Charles II; George Butterworth; A Shropshire Lad (music)

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