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The Pitman's Poet

Synopsis

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North-west Durham is one of today's unemployment blackspots, but 100 years ago it was different as villages became frontier towns in the drive to win more coal. Alun Armstrong describesthatlife through the songs of TOMMY ARMSTRONG - ' The Pitman's Poet'.
Music and songs by TOM GILFELLON , BOB FOX JOHNNY HANDLE and CHUCK FLEMING
George House reads the diary. with the voices of BILLY PANE, ERIC NICHOLSON and PEGGIE GOSSCHALK Producer LESLIE LOWES BBC Scotland long wave only

Contributors

Unknown: Alun Armstrong
Unknown: Tommy Armstrong
Songs By: Tom Gilfellon
Songs By: Bob Fox
Unknown: Eric Nicholson
Unknown: Peggie Gosschalk
Producer: Leslie Lowes

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