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Social class divisions in Letchworth


The Merchant of Venice
Jonathan Miller
The role of the Church
Jan Józef Lipski
Leaving the Royal Shakespeare Company
Peter Hall
The influence of church in my life
Norman Routledge Teacher
Views Duration
21. The music of Letchworth 109 02:28
22. My meandering piano education 129 02:31
23. My school life in Letchworth 134 06:53
24. What would I have been like as an Australian? 107 04:30
25. Why was I such a funny Mr Collins? 102 02:32
26. Choosing subjects for A level at Letchworth Grammar school 124 07:55
27. Which Cambridge college to apply to? 171 04:53
28. Confession: 'I have done shameful things alone' 210 04:04
29. The influence of church in my life 121 05:21
30. Social class divisions in Letchworth 91 03:11
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Norman Routledge (1928-2013) was born in North London. He won a mathematics scholarship to King's College, Cambridge, where he was made a Fellow in 1951 and formed friendships with, among others, Alan Turing and EM Forster. In 1959, he left King's to become a schoolmaster and eventually a housemaster at Eton College, where he stayed for the next 30 years. He retired in 1989 to enjoy travel, music (he played the viola), look at buildings and enjoy the many pleasures of London.

Listeners: Christopher Sykes

Christopher Sykes is a London-based television producer and director who has made a number of documentary films for BBC TV, Channel 4 and PBS.

Tags: Muswell hill, St Peter-Le-Poer, London, Yemen, Letchworth, St Michaels, Letchworth, Bletchley Park, The British Tabulating Machine Company, Laurence Olivier

Duration: 5 minutes, 22 seconds

Date story recorded: January 2010

Date story went live: 17 September 2010