Brisley, Stuart. (1 of 29). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

  • Add a note
    Log in to add a note at the bottom of this page.
  • All notes
  • My notes
  • Hide notes
Please click to leave a note

The British Library Board acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors to this recording and the rights of those not identified.
Legal and ethical usage »

Tags (top 25):
(No tags found for this item)
  • Type


  • Duration


  • Shelf mark


  • Subjects


  • Recording date

    1996-09-12 and 1996-09-27 and 1996-10-10 and 1996-11-15 and 1996-11-21

  • Interviewees

    Brisley, Stuart, 1933- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Roberts, Melanie, (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 1. Interview 12th September 1996. Stuart Brisley (SB) was born in Grayswood, Surrey, 1933. Idyllic country childhood. Details. One brother (7 years younger). Brought up during the war with two groups of evacuees. Kept birds' eggs and loved to draw birds. Very loving parents. Father station master. Children encouraged educationally. Church (Protestant) featured large for children. Mother was a nurse. Family, details. Radio, war experience as a child.

  • Description

    Item notes: Transcript available

  • Related transcripts

    Stuart Brisley interviewed by Melanie Roberts: full transcript of the interview

  • Metadata record:

    View full metadata for this item