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Goodison, Nicholas (31 of 46) National Life Stories: City Lives

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    Banking; Stockbroking

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    City Lives

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    Interviewee's home, London

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    Goodison, Nicholas (speaker, male)

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    Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 31 (tape 21 side B): Further details first performance Telos 135 at Wallace Collection. Poussin's Dance to the Music of Time NG's inspiration for commissioning piece. Further details party at Wallace Collection and impressions of PMD. Celebrations for family birthdays; stays in hotels run by [ ], siser of Rocco Forte. [Closed between 12:56 – 14:31 until June 2033] Anthony Powell's [AP] 'Dance to the Music of Time'; AP a guest at the Stock Exchange summer dinner; guests from sport, literature, music, media, arts whom NG would ask to this dinner. NG loves cricket, used to play; Hubert Williams, NG's godfather, would take him to Lords as a child; excitement over cricket matches now. Watches little television. Watches rugby on t.v. Dislikes music on t.v. Listens to radio 3 or music CDs continually. Sense of not having enough time. Sport played as an adult, hockey, cricket, squash, lawn tennis, real tennis. Annual country party for family firm's cricket match. Now walks for main exercise. Played tennis with friends in Ladbroke Square. [name of friends, deputy], had to give up because of arthritis. Pills for arthritis make him more flexible. Details cancer, under control, prognosis. Feels healthy. Medication.

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    Interview with Sir Nicholas Goodison, Chairman of the Stock Exchange (1976–1988) the TSB Group (1989–1995), the Courtauld Institute of Art, (1982–2002), the National Art Collections Fund (1986–2002), and National Life Stories (2003–).

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    Sir Nicholas Goodison interviewed by Cathy Courtney: full interview transcript

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