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Our kind of town

Title
Our kind of town
Genre
Interview; Music
TX Date
11 May 1980
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:47:25
Description
This week’s edition of Our Kind of Town is presented by Keith Howell. Tour guide Susan Harris(?) talks about the role leading walks and her experiences. Followed by author of London Particulars, C H Rolph, about his childhood memories of Edwardian London as the son of a policeman. Part of Eric Coates’ London Suite is played halfway through the programme performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Contributors
Keith Howell; Susan Harris(?); C. H. Rolph; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Keywords
Books; Authors; Legislation; London; Sports competitions; Weather; Education; Writers; Police; Military aircraft; Children (age group); Association football; Tourist attractions; Hooliganism; Homeless people; Rent; Children (family); Autobiographies; Team sports; Southwark; History; Tourism; First World War (1914-1918); Aerial bombardment; Family; Policemen; Reminiscence; Rowing; Airships; Toys; Parents; Childhood; Ghosts; Fathers; Chelsea Football Club; Mothers; Games (leisure activities); Antisocial behaviour; Edwardian period; Social change; Fulham; Finsbury Park; Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race; Eric Coates; Tourists; Tour guides; C. H. Rolph; London Particulars; Historical periods; Bossy Phelps; Childrens games; Armistice Day; Susan Harris(?)

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