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by Robert Baldick
Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford The Boheme of the I840S in literary Paris was a kind of early beatnik phenomenon. It helped to create a persistent image of the literary man as a gay, irresponsible, and slightly disreputable figure on the fringes of bourgeois society. How was this legend born?


Robert Baldick

by BILL Naughton
Bill Naughton takes listeners to a barber's shop in a North-country town on an evening in 1930, and again to the same shop in 1960. Production by DOUGLAS CLEVERDON


Bill Naughton
Production By:
Douglas Cleverdon
Harry Charnock a barber, in 1930:
John Sharp
Jack Rodney
Rafe Edge:
Harry Markham
Jud Briggs:
Jack Howarth
Alan Howarth:
Martin Starkie
Mrs Haslam:
Violet Carson
Josh Ackers:
Bryan Hulme
Alec, a lather boy:
Lan Piper
Welsh miner:
Denys Graham
Small girl:
Janette Richer
Ethel Charnock, Harry's wife:
Mary Quinn
Billy Charnock, his sonas a bov, in 1930:
Ian Piper
Billy Charnock his son as a barber, in 1960:
Brian Truman
Cliff Pigott:
Brian Peck
Cyril Ackers:
Frank Partington

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