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Kings Cross Underground fire

Title
Kings Cross Underground fire
Genre
News report; Interview; News bulletin; Advertisement
TX Date
19 Nov 1987
Year of production
1987
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Duration
01:37:06
Description
LBC AM breakfast programme, with Paul Woodley and Peter Deeley, following the King’s Cross underground station fire disaster in London (18/11/87) where 31 people died. Interviews with Andrew Lee, eyewitness; Bill Clarke, London Underground; Ron Miller, former fire prevention officer. Includes advertisements; financial news - Steven Ward; sports news; travel news; weather; trailer; announcement of children’s party. Also includes sports news with Nick Peters (includes interview with England cricket captain, Mike Gatting about controversial Pakistan tour); report on fundraising record to boost Great Ormond Street children’s hospital (interview with Jane(?) Waldegrave(?)); report on Cleveland child abuse scandal; reselection of Dame Shirley Porter as leader of Westminster Council (report by Peter Kimber); Southfields by-election; auction of Bugati car at Christie’s (report by Gareth Furby; interview with Robert Brooks, auctioneer); Thursday recipe with Michelle Berriedale-Johnson. Programme produced by Charles Morrissey; Steve Kyte; Debra Craine; Dave Loitner(?); Andrew Millard. Presenters are listed as Mark Percy, Steve Butterick, Eve Conway, Simon Israel, Lindsay Taylor, Peter Kimber, Gareth Furby, Rodney Bennett, Kevin Murphy, Ken Goodwin. Part 3 (of 3).
Contributors
Paul Woodley; Nick Peters; Rodney Bennett; Peter Deeley; Peter Kimber; Simon Israel; Colin Turner; Mike Gatting; Kevin Murphy; Lindsay Taylor; Eve Conway; Andrew Lee; Gareth Furby; Adam Gilchrist; Steve Kyte; Dave Loitner(?); Andrew Millard; Mark Percy; Steve Butterick; Ken Goodwin; Jane(?) Waldegrave(?); Michelle Berriedale-Johnson; Debra Craine; Steven Ward; Charles Morrissey
Keywords
Elections; Politics; London; Fires; Cars; Pakistan; Underground railway networks; Hospitals; Fundraising; Children (age group); Auctions; Cricket; Child abuse; Children in care; Fire safety; Westminster Council; Recipes; Disasters (events); Fire fighters; Fire services; Underground railway stations; England (cricket team); London Regional Transport; Cleveland; Kings Cross Underground fire (1987); Fire prevention; Shirley Porter; Southfields; Great Ormond Street Hospital; Cleveland child abuse scandal (1987)

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