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Blackfriars Stories

Festivalcast – Waterloo Festival Podcast
Episode 11: Blackfriars Stories with Andy Benson and George Nicholson


Euchar Gravina (Artistic Director of the Waterloo Festival) speaks to George and Andy about the transformations of the SE1 area in the 1970s, what was happening in the area historically and the new pressures of the time especially planning and commercial a development. They also discuss the social and political climate of the time, shifts in the welfare state, growing disillusion with establishment political parties and attempts to either reject them or transform them.



Recorded remotely during lockdown in June 2020