Interview of Frank Le Quesne by Fiona Spurr on Radio Jersey. Talking about Frank Le Quesne's grandfather Edward Le Quesne, who's diary entitled 'The Occupation of Jersey: Day by Day' was being published by La Haule Books. He talks about his first knowledge of the diary, the things that appeared in the diary including personal information and thoughts on the formation of the Superior Council during the war, why he decided to publish the diary and the encouragement he received from Michael Ginns, the fact that the diary was published unedited with compementary footnotes by Michael Ginns, his position in the Superior Council as head of the Department of Labour, his position towards the bailiff Alexander Coutanche, the transcription of the diary, the kind of person his grandfather was and his memories of him. Musical interlude with HMS Pinafore from the Pirates of Penzance being played as his father saw the show during the occupation and as Frank Le Quesne is the Chairman of the local Gilbert and Sullivan Society. Continues to talk about why his grandfather started writing the diary, an extract is quoted of his worst moment when the flag was lowered over Fort Regent and replaced by a white flag and then a German flag, he mentions a previous book about his life, the priorities of the Superior Council, some of the responsibilities of his grandfather, the uncertainty of the occupation, the difficulty in having to deal with the Germans on a daily basis and having to strike a balance between doing things for the good of the peopl and obeying the German's orders, being sentenced to prison towards the end of the war and his experience of the prison in Gloucester Street, his political views, being missed by the Germans as a contact, Baron von Ausfess' reaction to his arrest and release, his attempt to do the best for the people. Ron, a local who was a prisoner of war in Germany rings in and talks about the difficult position of the Bailiff and Edward Le Quesne. Frank Le Quesne discusses the point in the diary when the mood changes when waiting to be liberated and the arrival of the SS Vega. An extract from Christmas 1944 is giving prices of the black market and a comparison to the difficulties in other countries today is made.

Reference: L/D/25/L/37

Date: November 30th 1999 - November 30th 1999

Postcard to the future by Fiona Spurr to the Town Park Keeper 2050. The postcard concerns the town park.

Reference: L/F/69/124

Date: 2000 - 2000

Fiona Spurr modelling a coat brought by David Gainsborough Roberts at an auction. The coat belonged to Titanic stewardess Mable Bennett who survived the tragedy. The coat will be displayed in the shipwreck exhibition at the Maritime Museum.

Reference: P/03/C/67

Date: August 11th 2000 - August 11th 2000

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

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