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Thread #125052   Message #3748120
Posted By: GUEST,Mark Dowding at work
02-Nov-15 - 09:05 AM
Thread Name: Regional British TV folk programmes
Subject: RE: Regional British TV folk programmes
Hi Ken

You've been someone I've been wanting to get in touch with for years but I've never found anyone who knew where you were!

More information about Ballad of the Northwest is on here Ballad of the Northwest

Since I first put the thread on here I've found that the North West Film Archive have film clips that were made for the series and you can see a minute or so from "Narras and Flats" on the NWFA website.
I managed to get hold of a few scripts from various people who were in the series and Pat Ryan gave me quite a number of tapes of the soundtrack that she recorded by sticking a microphone in front of the telly. It's not brilliant but you can hear it.

I also managed to get in touch with Douglas Boyd to see if he would have had any video of the series but unfortunately he didn't.

All the best Ken

If you want to get in touch I'm at