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Preserving the Mary Rose

Mary Rose

...interviewing Mark Jones about his work on the Mary Rose.

The sound clip featured in the "Sounds" section for this item features Matt Hopper of Radio Victory interviewing Mark Jones about his work preserving the timbers of Henry VIII's warship the Mary Rose which was lifted from the Solent in 1982. There is no date for this clip, but it was produced sometime between 1982 and 1986.

Radio Victory was an independent local radio station which broadcast to Portsmouth and the surrounding region from October 1975 until June 1986.

This clip and many more are held at the Wessex Film and Sound Archive at Hampshire Archives and Local Studies.

Quick Facts

  • Catalogue record number AV1/MR1/S1
  • Medium audio clip
  • Date broadcast between 1982 and 1986
  • Clip broadcast by Radio Victory
  • Broadcast from Radio Victory Studios, Fratton, Portsmouth
  • Interviewer Matt Hooper
  • Interviewee Mark Jones
  • Subject The Mary Rose
  • Length of clip 1.50 minutes

Facts

  • One of the volunteers at Wessex Film and Sound Archive, John Moxley, suggested this item because:
    'Radio Victory was an independent radio station broadcasting to Portsmouth and the surrounding region from October 1975 until June 1986. Wessex Film and Sound Archive holds many of their original tapes, which I have listened to and digitised as part of a project with Bournemouth University.'
  • John Moxley has been a volunteer with Wessex Film and Sound Archive since the early 1990s and has worked almost exclusively on local radio tapes. He has also worked on a project for Bournemouth University, digitising independent local radio tapes held by WFSA, including many from the Radio Victory collection (AV1).

Did you know?

The sound archive held at the Wessex Film and Sound Archive at Hampshire Archives and Local Studies comprises broadcasts on 1/4 inch tape, and covers documentaries, news reviews, magazine programmes, dramas, advertisements, special reports, arts series, comedy, leisure programmes, social issues, religious broadcasts, and interviews.

Also surviving are advertising scripts, studio diary, plans of building, and magazines.

Sounds

Interview with Mark Jones about his work on the Mary Rose

Mary Rose interview (mp3)

Fact Sheets

Catalogue record for audio clip Interview with Mark Jones about his work on the Mary Rose

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