Title:
Dennis Rookard Archive Radio Programme Items - Tape 64
Level: Category
Sound Archive
Level: Fonds
DENNIS ROOKARD TAPES
Level: Series
Dennis Rookard Radio Tapes
Scope and Content:
Radio programme items created by Dennis Rookard, [1987]:
1) "Brentwood Nature Trail" - a report on a family fun walk organised by Brentwood District Council to publicise a new nature trail in Hartswood. Includes interviews with one of the organisers named Sally Anne and with local press photographer Peter Elgar (3 minutes 17 seconds).
2) "Frankie Howerd" - raw interview with comedian Frankie Howerd in which he discusses where he likes to spend his holidays (3 minutes 12 seconds).
3) "Phantom Hitch-Hikers" - interview with Michael Goss, author of a book called 'The Evidence for Phantom Hitch-Hikers" about a particular type of ghost (3 minutes 19 seconds).
4) "Tino Morena" - interview with Tino Morena, a barber in Brentwood who is also a composer of classical music. Includes examples of some of his compositions performed by the Boys Choir of the Cathedral of St Helen, Brentwood, and by Mavis Robson (soprano) (9 minutes 53 seconds).
5) "Greensted Church" - interview with Philip Spence, Rector of St Andrew's Church, Greensted, the oldest wooden church in Europe, about the history and architecture of the church, including a description of the newly made font [ends abruptly] (6 minutes 59 seconds).


Dates of Creation:
[1987]
Extent:
28 minutes
Creator Name:
Dennis Rookard
Archivist Note:
MA, 17 January 2012
Physical Characteristics:
Copied from 1/4" open reel tape.
Originals Location:
Essex Sound and Video Archive
Related Unit of Description:
Another copy of "Brentwood Nature Trail" can be found on SA 19/1/62/1. A similar item to "Phanton Hitch-Hikers" can be found on SA 19/1/47/1. A copy of the interview with Tino Morena can be found on SA 1/60/1. A complete version of "Greensted Church" can be found on SA 19/1/61/1.

Key terms

TypeKey termsDescription
Subjects Music Dennis Rookard Archive Radio Programme Items - Tape 64, 1987
Subjects Musicians Dennis Rookard Archive Radio Programme Items - Tape 64, 1987
Subjects Wildlife Dennis Rookard Archive Radio Programme Items - Tape 64, 1987
Personal Names Dennis
Rookard
Dennis Rookard Archive Radio Programme Items - Tape 64, 1987
Personal Names Frankie
Howerd
Dennis Rookard Archive Radio Programme Items - Tape 64, 1987
Personal Names Tino
Morena
Dennis Rookard Archive Radio Programme Items - Tape 64, 1987
Document Types Sound recording Dennis Rookard Archive Radio Programme Items - Tape 64, 1987