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Herbert, Jocelyn (5 of 28)  National Sound Archive: General Collection

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:30:57

  • Shelf mark

    C465/13

  • Recording date

    1992, 1992-05-19

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's homes in London and Hampshire

  • Interviewees

    Herbert, Jocelyn 1917-2003 (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Courtney, Cathy (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 5: Portmeirion in childhood. Childhood adventures with Richard Hughes (known as Dickon); sister, Crystal being one of the children on which a character in Hughes’ A High Wind in Jamaica is based. Mentions Dylan Thomas would visit JH’s childhood home. John Pudney, JH’s brother in law. Mentions poet George Barker was a neighbour of JH’s parents.

  • Description

    Life story interview with Jocelyn Herbert (1917-2003), theatre designer.

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