Reference number1140/42/15
TitleVideo recording of several television programmes
DescriptionBBC Nationwide current affairs television programme: Hugh Rossi MP visits Papworth Hall and Industries. Interview with Bernard Townsend, Commercial Director, about how to improve productivity. Mr Rossi visits Tallyn workshop. Demonstration of wheel-stand for paraplegics.
Patrick Moore's television appeal for funds for Village Centres Association introduces employment and housing at Papworth and Enham.
BBC television programme In the Country introduced by Robert Dougal including a feature about Papworth Village Settlement. Village scenes, housing, Papworth Hall, statue of Sir Pentrill Varrier-Jones, Settlement Head Office, old photographs, shelters, stores. Interview with Tom Newdick, General Manager, about how Settlement was adapted for disabled people. Workshop interiors, interviews with workers and Patricia King of Rehabilitation Unit. Building vehicle bodies, printing telephone directories, making luggage. Violet Ford remembers old hospital and Village Settlement. Joan Peacock's home.
BBC television current affairs programme Nationwide: introduction by Sue Lawley at Papworth followed by other items, then main Papworth story. Views of Hall, bust of Sir Pendrill Varrier-Jones, early film of ambulance arriving, shelters, industries, visit of Queen Mary. Laboratories and operating theatre. Interview with Ray Flitney, Workshop Manager, about memories of shelters and people's reactions to tuberculosis. Industries, vehicle body shop, telephone directories, luggage. Colin Edwards, Manager of Electronics Division. Village scenes, accommodation, Joan Peacock's bungalow,baby son. Bernard Townsend, Commercial Director, interviewed about quality of work. Return to studio for other news items, Sue Lawley says goodbye from Papworth.
CreatorNamePapworth Village Settlement
RepositoryCambridgeshire Archives
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