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Herbert, Jocelyn (6 of 28)  National Sound Archive: General Collection

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:30:55

  • 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 6: Further mention of George Barker. Dylan Thomas. References to Anthony [Anthony Lousada, JH’s husband] Friendship with Victor Pasmore. JH mentions her pregnancy, having children, living in Essex during the Second World War. Being the mother of twins [Olivia and Julian]. JH’s daughters, Sandra and Jenny. JH’s family Christmases in childhood; Christmas in Hever Castle with Astor family. Wanting to be a boy; playing with Mecanno. Some memories of infancy. JH’s siblings. Sailing when growing up.

  • Description

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

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