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Jersey Talking Magazine, April [1979].

Reference R/05/B/30
Date April 1979
Scope and Content Introduction by Gordon Young.

Di Weber at the Jersey Museum taking a tour of the Lillie Langtry exhibition showing some of the clothes used in the television program by London Weekend Television, talking about her life, the television programme and its success, descriptions of the clothes, paintings, set and items on show.

Linda Le Vasseur in Alderney talking to Harold Egget about the book he has just written about the Channel Islands, talking about writing the book having been born in Germany, the photographs in the book, visiting the Ecrehous and meeting Alphonse Le Gastelois, the French Channel Islands called the Chausey Islands, the launch of the book in Hamburg, covering the royal visit in his book and sending a copy to the Queen, the need for a new book on the Channel Islands and when the book is going to be translated into English.

Cooking feature - Margaret Jenkins talking about cooking offal.

Interview with John Podmore, a photographer, talking about the part nature plays in his photography.

Mike Le Cocq giving some in touch tips about books available on cassette.

End of Side One.

Adam Stirling, the lead in Follow That Girl that was at the Opera House, singing, talking about balancing a hairdressing and a singing and dancing career and talking about his career so far.

Di Weber and Robin Cox carrying on the tour around Gorey including looking at the Linden Tree Tea Room which used to be the Roman Catholic Chapel, it then moved and took over the former Bible Christian Methodist Chapel, the houses called Hilgrove-the Hilgrove-Turner School built as a free school in 1859, the Salem Methodist Chapel now the Gorey Youth Club but formally the Gorey Telephone Exchange, Gouray Church built by the architect James Parkinson, Gouray Lodge-home of Sir Tompkins Hilgrove Turner the former Lieutenant Governor, Gorey Harbour, buildings on the quay, the oyster beds and the oyster fishermen, the Gorey Promenade where the railway used to be situated, Gorey Pier and quarries.

Gordon Young finishing with a humorous story.
Names Turner, Sir Tomkins Hilgrove, Lieutenant General, Lieutenant Governor of Jersey, 1814 - 1816
Linden Tree Tea Room
Gorey Telephone Exchange
Gorey Youth Club
Gorey Catholic Chapel
Hilgrove Turner School
Parkinson, James
Salem Chapel, Gorey
Gouray Church
Cox, Robin
Weber, Di
Opera House, Jersey
Stirling, Adam
Le Cocq, Mike
Podmore, John
Jenkins, Margaret
Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 1952-
Le Gastelois, Alphonse
Egget, Harold
Le Vasseur, Linda
London Weekend Television
Jersey Museum
Weber, Di
Langtry, Lillie, née Le Breton
Young, Gordon
Jersey Talking Magazine
Gurdon, Philip
Keywords quarries | Railway | promenades | Piers | oyster fishing | oyster beds | Buildings | youth clubs | lieutenant governors | Harbours | Church of England | roman catholicism | Methodism | tea-rooms | telephone exchanges | Schools | Chapels | Churches | architects | Tours | Dancing | Singers | hairdressers | Nature | Food | offal | Cooking | Royal Visits | Photography | Photographer | Photographs | Writing | Books | paintings | clothes | televisions | exhibitions | Museums | Blind | sound recordings | sound | interviews | news | radios
Category R-Sound Recording
Places Gorey Pier, Gorey Village, Gorey Harbour, Gouray Lodge, Gorey, Gorey, Hamburg, Chausey Islands, Écréhous, Alderney
Dimensions 1 sound cassette
Language English
Level of description File
Access restrictions Master Copy-Needs to be Copied
Closed until 2100


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