Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Graham, John, 1924 - , Interviewee, Male, Teacher; Army service, Royal Signals;
Speaker: Lee, L, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Gives brief background of education and childhood in Eastbourne, Sussex. Recalls army service during the Second World War, teacher training and moving to Leicester. Describes in detail his interest and work with the Little Theatre in Leicester from 1947 to the mid 1970s, including how the theatre was run by committee, set designers, productions and the fire in 1955. Also details how the theatre was rebuilt and how the theatre was kept going during the Second World War.
Place of birth: Eastbourne, Sussex
Education: University of Aberystwyth
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation: Wholesale tobacconist
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Recording Date: 13/8/1986
Playing time: 40 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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