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Jersey Talking Magazine-November Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Beth Lloyd interviews Max Bygraves, who has just completed a summer season in Jersey and asks what he thought of Jersey, the speed the time went in Jersey, his decision to do a summer season in Jersey, eating good food in restaurants in Jersey, the success of the summer, the secret of his success, telling a funny story, his records, how he started recording, whether he considers himself a singer or comedian-an entertainer, how he changes his act, working in America and what he is doing after leaving Jersey-a charity concert and a song by Max Bygraves. Cooking feature-Margaret Jenkins giving some recipes for easy soups. Norah Bryan interviewing Dr Samuel Macey, a professor of English at the University of British Columbia who started by running a wholesale business in Jersey, about how it had all come about, retiring at 35 and educating himself, moved to Canada and moved into education, gained a degree and PhD, began teaching english literature at the University of British Columbia and became assistant dean of graduate studies, interest in time, books that are concerned with time and clocks, finding out about time and clocks on a year of sabbatical travelling around the world, interesting clocks in Jersey and the differences in Jersey since he previously lived here. Pat Dubras performing a short story called 'When a Young Man's Fancy' by Diana Childe. End of Side One. Gordon Young visiting the Normandy Landing Beaches describing the museum of St Mere d'Eglise and its exhibits with stories of the battles and occurrences in the town and the people involved and describing the cemeteries and the memorials to the people who died during the second world war and describing the beach and at Aramanche describing the scene and a german cemetery. End of Side Two.

Reference

R/05/B/59

Date

October 31st 1981 - October 31st 1981

Names

St Mere d'Eglise Museum
Dubras, Pat
Childe, Diana
Bryan, Norah
University of British Columbia
Macey, Samuel, Dr
Jenkins, Margaret
Bygraves, Max
Lloyd, Beth
Young, Gordon
Jersey Talking Magazine
Gurdon, Philip

Keywords

Beaches | D-day | Second World War | memorials | Cemeteries | Battles | exhibitions | exhibits | Museums | visits | actresses | stories | Clocks | English | Books | deans | teachers | doctors | Education | wholesalers | universities | professors | recipes | cooks | Cooking | Food | concerts | Charities | entertainments | records | comedy | restaurants | Food | Summer | Singers | singing | sound | interviews | news | Blind | sound recordings | radios | Aramanche | St Mere d'Eglise | Normandy | Canada

Dimensions

1 sound cassette

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

Master Copy-Needs to be Copied

Closed until

2100

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