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Jersey Talking Magazine, March [1980].

Reference R/05/B/40
Date 1 March 1980 - 31 March 1980
Scope and Content Introduction by Gordon Young.

Doctor Frank Le Maistre talking about Jersey French, trying to revive the language, making recordings of the language, the origins of the language, differences between language in the Channel Islands, changes in the language, funding into the study of jèrriais, work on, publication and sales of his dictionary and dialects in different parts of the island.

Linda Le Vasseur interviewing Mr Ozane concerning teaching Guernsey Norman French to teachers, problems faced with learning the language, how he got involved in the teaching, different pronunciations in the parishes, speaks in Guernsey Norman French.

Tim giving a tip from a reader for an alarm that can be put in your handbag.

Competition winners and a new competition.

Gordon Young tells a humorous story.

Pat Dubras and Sonia Hamon performing Noel Coward's Cat's Cradle.

End of Side One.

Chris and Gordon at the opening of The Victoria public house in St Peter's Valley with Ian Stevens of Ann Street Brewery and Mr Le Marquand, the Constable of St Peter includes speeches by both, description of the pub and the impressions of the presenters, talking to Brian Garner, the architect, Mike Weaver, the builder and Ian Stevens, the director of Ann Street Brewery about the building.

Nature feature - Frances Le Sueur talking about robins and their habits, including examples of their birdsong.

Royal feature - Ruby Bernstein talking about Queen Mary having met her as press officer in the Rank Organisation, talks about her actions during the second world war, Queen Mary showing films to soldiers through the Rank Organisation, Mary's love of films, Ruby organising these viewings with the Queen, Mary going to events to do with film after the second world war, the difficulties of organising a toilet within a certain distance for the Queen to use and organising private viewings for Queen Mary to view films when she was older.

Gordon Young ends with a humorous story.
Names Rank Organisation
Mary, Queen, Consort of George V
Weaver, Mike
Bernstein, Ruby
Garner, Brian
Le Sueur, Frances
The Victoria (pub)
Le Marquand, Mr
Ann Street Brewery Company Limited
Stevens, Ian
Coward, Noel
Hamon, Sonia
Dubras, Pat
Ozane, Mr
Le Vasseur, Linda
Le Maistre, Frank, Doctor
Young, Gordon
Jersey Talking Magazine
Gurdon, Philip
Keywords cinemas | films | soldiers | Second World War | Press | Royalty | directors | builders | architects | robins | Birds | Nature | Constables | Public houses | Acting | Drama | competitions | alarms | Guernsey Norman French | teaching | dialects | dictionaries | recording | languages | jèrriais | Jersey french | Blind | sound recordings | sound | interviews | news | radios
Category R-Sound Recording
Places St Peter's Valley
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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