Dave is a sound man, and like all BBC tech-ops staff, spent some time at BBC Evesham Technical Training Department……
Click pictures for large version, click again to remove.
Dave says -
I have racked my brains and this is all the info I can remember about T.O. 11! In order of the cast list on the photo -
1. Bob Stickland – TC Sound Dept. various crews.
2. Clive Bruce – Manchester Control Room (Radio)
3. Chris Lovell – BH Tech. Ops. radio
4. Jim Guthrie – Glasgow Radio (married an Evesham girl)
5. Tony Giles – BH Tech. Ops.radio
6. ‘Chilly’ Inglis – Edinburgh radio (recently mentioned in ‘Prospero’ at some Edinburgh anniversary)
7. John Brown – TC Vision Supervisor (I went to his wedding in Lewisham, he left TV and went to own a sweet shop on I.O.W!)
8. Ron Sproston – TC Sound Dept. – was in BBC Choir, sang at the Proms, transferred to Manchester, found dead in his flat.
9. Keith Wicks – BH Tech. Ops. radio
10. Peter Copeland – Bush House, BH. then Bristol – became curator of British Library Sound Archives, died in 2006, lots of articles via ‘Google’ (such as Wikipedia)
11. Mike Benson – BH Tech. Ops. radio – did a Studio Manager conversion course (mentioned on ‘oldsms’ website)
12. Trevor Vaisey – cameraman, last heard of at Anglia TV (my room-mate in ‘D’ block!)
13. John Scott – BH Tech. Ops. radio
14. Dave Mundy – Birmingham Radio Control Room (3 yrs.), TC Sound Dept. (18 yrs.), Tel.Obs. Acton(17yrs.)
15. Derek Rea – Belfast Radio
16. Brian Spink – Bush House
17. Geoff Stafford – TC vision then Presentation Studio Engineer, transferred to Bristol as Lighting engineer. He has lit many OBs such as ‘Songs of Praise’-(mentioned on ELP website re. Truro Cathedral shoot)
18. Roger Kendall – Cardiff, became a Comms. and Transmission lecturer at Wood Norton (1993 WN staff photo on ‘vtoldboys’ website – my first room-mate)