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Our kind of town

Title
Our kind of town
Genre
Interview; Documentary
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:44:23
Description
Keith Howell presents Our Kind of Town. This week’s edition looks at three books about London and Howell interviews the authors on their stories. The books are Docklandscape, by Hilary Peters, on her city farming scheme in London’s Docklands; Victor Lucas’s book Tolstoy in London, on the Russian writer’s visit to London and his interest in education; and The A-Z of Elizabethan London, by Adrian Proctor and Robert Taylor. Studio engineer Don Shanahan, studio producer Bavin Cook. (Books published end of 1979 - suggests transmission year for programme of 1979/1980?)
Contributors
Keith Howell; Bavin Cook; Hilary Peters; Victor Lucas; Adrian Proctor; Don Shanahan
Keywords
Books; Authors; London; Docks; Farming; Education; Urban regeneration; Docklands; Schools; Russian (cultural identity); Urban life; Land use; Farms; Lead; Maps; Hilary Peters; Allotments; Soil pollution; Leo Tolstoy; Lectures (teaching method); Manuscript maps; Archaeological maps; Docklandscape; Tolstoy in London; The A-Z of Elizabethan London; Elizabethan period

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