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Arabella Churchill: First Lady of Glastonbury


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Arthur Smith hosts this tribute to Arabella Churchill who, with Andrew Kerr , organised the first Glastonbury Festival in 1971. Friends, family and co-organisers, including Michael Eavis , reveal how tirelessly she worked to ensure the smooth running of the comedy, theatre and performance stages, showcasing the likes of Phill Jupitus , Bill Bailey and Paul Merton early in their careers. Smith also talks to some of the comedy performers from this year's festival. Arabella Churchill died in December 2007. Producer Alison Vernon-Smith


Unknown: Arabella Churchill
Unknown: Andrew Kerr
Unknown: Michael Eavis
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Bill Bailey
Unknown: Paul Merton
Producer: Alison Vernon-Smith

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Arabella Churchill: First Lady of Glastonbury

BBC Radio 4 FM, 9 July 2008 23.00

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