BBC Radio Jersey-Occupation Tapes. Told by the people who lived through it produced by Beth Lloyd. Part 2: The Germans Arrive. Eye witness accounts on seeing German planes flying low over the island and landing at the airport to begin the occupation, sending a message to the bailiff at the airport, meeting the germans for the first time, putting out white flags, demanding surrender, handing over the island, removal of the Union Jack from Fort Regent, BBC radio report on the start of the occupation, first impressions of the soldiers, germans buying food from the shops and the beginning of the paper war. See R/06/2.

Reference: R/07/F1/2

Date: April 22nd 1990 - April 22nd 1990

BBC Radio Jersey-Occupation Tapes. Told by the people who lived through it produced by Beth Lloyd. Part 3: Curbs on personal freedom. German orders being read out. Eye witnesses remember the losing of freedom, restrictions on vehicles, use of money paid for comandeered goods on essential supplies from France, orders against the use of coastal areas, changing side of the road to drive on, introduction and the experience of the curfew, life at the Evening Post, permits and other regulations. See R/06/2.

Reference: R/07/F1/3

Date: April 29th 1990 - April 29th 1990

BBC Radio Jersey-Occupation Tapes. Told by the people who lived through it produced by Beth Lloyd. Part 4: Food or the Lack of It. Poem on hunger. Eye witnesses talking about difficulty of lack of food and the improvisations with food, difficulty of feeding baby, difference between town and country people, suffering of women from malnutrition, children not knowing what food looked like, what people did to get by, food as subject of discussion, problem of lack of sugar and salt, use of potato flour, eating of seaweed, different methods of cooking and fuel, soup kitchens, bartering, farmers trying to get extra meat, getting extra eggs from chickens and keeping rabbits. See R/06/2.

Reference: R/07/F1/4

Date: May 6th 1990 - May 6th 1990

BBC Radio Jersey-Occupation Tapes. Told by the people who lived through it produced by Beth Lloyd. Part 5: The wireless-Jersey's link with the outside world. Report by the BBC. Michael Ginns talking about eventual confiscation of radios. Eye witness accounts of v-signs at Rouge Bouillon, patrolling of district by islanders, confiscation and storage of radios, taking of radios from the parish hall, keeping of radios on threat of death, use of crystal radios sets, listening to the news, spreading of newsheets, the threat of being caught with radios and listening to tunes that had not been heard before the occupation. See R/06/2.

Reference: R/07/F1/5

Date: May 13th 1990 - May 13th 1990

BBC Radio Jersey-Occupation Tapes. Told by the people who lived through it produced by Beth Lloyd. Part 6: Through the Eyes of a Child. Eye witness accounts of children and teenagers suffering a great deal, the fun children had, being hungry and cold, being without parents, relationships with german soldiers, schools continuing, difficulty of shortages of uniform, german lessons, soup kitchens, drilling on Victoria College playing fields, playing of sports, the Caerarean Tennis Club, riding on the german railway, mischief children got up to and scavenging for supplies. See R/06/2.

Reference: R/07/F1/6

Date: May 20th 1990 - May 20th 1990

BBC Radio Jersey-Occupation Tapes. Told by the people who lived through it produced by Beth Lloyd. Part 7: Deportation. BBC Report on the deportations from the Channel Islands. Alexander Coutanche's difficulty in having to accept the order. Eye witnesses reports of discovering the order for the deportations in the Evening Post, discovery that some deportee's houses being looted, preparations for deportation, being served deportation notices, deciding what to take, going to the Weighbridge, people being turned back because the ships were full, the crowd singing the ships off, the journey to St Malo, fighting at the third deportation leading to arrests. See R/06/3.

Reference: R/07/F1/7

Date: May 27th 1990 - May 27th 1990

BBC Radio Jersey-Occupation Tapes. Told by the people who lived through it produced by Beth Lloyd. Part 8: Not a Lot of Anything. Eye witnesses talking about the lack of essential supplies such as soap, a great shortage of drugs and medicines by Dr John Lewis and others, lack of clothes, shoes and the need to mend things, improvisation with clothes, bartering economy, wood collecting, what was used for fuel and re-using razor blades. See R/06/3.

Reference: R/07/F1/8

Date: June 3rd 1990 - June 3rd 1990

Events

Reference: R/07/G

Programmes

Reference: R/07/H

Dramatisation of Lillie Langtry looking back on her life and telling her servant Mathilde about it. Part 4-'The Lover', follows her return to Jersey for a visit and meeting her father again, her affair with the Prince, being presented at Court to the Queen, her meeting with Lieutenant Louis Battenberg [Louis Mountbatten] and falling in love with him, the breaking down of her relationship with the Prince and discovering she's pregnant. John Nettles as Bertie, Prince of Wales, Tessa Coleman as Lillie Langtry, Philip Forster as Edward Langtry, Gillian Thomas as Old Lillie, Peter Crill as the Dean of Jersey, Richard Pedley as Prince Louis Battenberg, Peter Le Breuilly as Oscar Wilde, Rachel Dickinson as Patsy Cornwallis-West, Annette Laffoley as Princess Alexandra, Lorraine Falle as Mathilde, Marian Miles as Lillie's Mother, Chris Stone as Crown Prince Rudolf, Roy Thomas as Sir Alan Young, Carol Owens as Dominique, Kieron Sheehan as Prince Edward, Craig Stuart as Prince George, Graham Drummond as Lord Beresford. Production Assistant-Jackie Monkman, Sound Effects-Claire Stanley, Original Music-Roger Bara, Produced and Directed by Cathy Keir. Duration-30.48 minutes.

Reference: R/07/H1/4

Date: January 30th 1997 - January 30th 1997

Dramatisation of Lillie Langtry looking back on her life and telling her servant Mathilde about it. Part 6-'The Actress', following Lillie's acting career, her continuing relationship and later break up with Freddie Gebhard, life in the United States of America, her child Jeanne Marie growing up, the death of her father, moving back permanently to London and her admirers. John Nettles as Bertie, Prince of Wales, Tessa Coleman as Lillie Langtry, Gillian Thomas as Old Lillie, Peter Le Breuilly as Oscar Wilde, Fraser Martin as Freddy Gebhard, Richard Pedley as Prince Louis Battenberg, Marian Miles as Lillie's Mother, Rachel Dickinson as Patsy Cornwallis-West, Emily Martin as Young Jeanne, Lorraine Falle as Mathilde, Philip Le Brocq as Hugh Lonsdale, David Gainsborough Roberts as George Chetwin, Graham Drummond as George Baird, Carol Owens as Dominique, Gavin Standen as Bobby Peel. Production Assistant-Jackie Monkman, Sound Effects-Claire Stanley, Original Music-Roger Bara, Produced and Directed by Cathy Keir. Duration-30.20 minutes.

Reference: R/07/H1/6

Date: February 11th 1997 - February 11th 1997

Dramatisation of Lillie Langtry looking back on her life and telling her servant Mathilde about it. Part 7-'The Grand Dame', following her moving into the horse racing world, the death of Edward Langtry, her relationship with her daughter, marrying Hugo de Bathe, performing at the Opera House, the death of Bertie, moving to Monaco and her death. John Nettles as Bertie, King Edward VII, Tessa Coleman as Lillie Langtry, Gillian Thomas as Old Lillie, Lorraine Falle as Mathilde, Philip Forster as Edward Langtry, Peter Le Breuilly as Oscar Wilde, Rachel Dickinson as Patsy Cornwallis-West, Annette Lafolley as Princess Alexandra, Graham Drummond as Artie Jones, Gareth Thomas as Mr Hughes, Gavin Standen as Glyn and Hugo de Bathe, Philippa d'Aubigny as Jeanne, Roy Thomas as George V, Guy Le Maistre as Mr Syvret, Lisa Baudains as Milly, Jackie Monkman as Lady Whitehouse. Production Assistant-Jackie Monkman, Sound Effects-Claire Stanley, Original Music-Roger Bara, Produced and Directed by Cathy Keir. Duration-30.55 minutes.

Reference: R/07/H1/7

Date: February 19th 1997 - February 19th 1997

The Century Speaks

Reference: R/07/H2

Music and news. Joint BBC Jersey and Guernsey Project. Over the past 9 months 150 people from Jersey and Guernsey have been interviewed about life in the islands over the previous century. Part 1-Where we live. Looks at life in the Channel Islands, what they mean to us and how they have changed. Produced by Alison Wallbridge.

Reference: R/07/H2/1

Date: 1999 - 1999

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