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Our kind of town

Title
Our kind of town
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Special; Poetry
TX Date
May 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:49:52
Description
Our Kind of Town. Keith Howell presents a special programme in which he visits Wimbledon in south London, examines the history of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club and looks at preparations for the 1979 Open Tennis Championships. Speakers include: Secretary, Major David Mills; Chief Groundsman, Jack Yardley(?). Also includes recording of John Betjeman reading his poem, A Subaltern’s Love Song; music by Larry Adler. Engineers: Bavin Cook; David Balharry(?). In two parts, divided by break in audio.
Contributors
Keith Howell; Bavin Cook; Larry Adler; David Balharry(?); John Betjeman; David Mills; Jack Yardley(?)
Keywords
London; Sport; Wimbledon; Lawn tennis; Croquet

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