October 1953 in the Swaine Green Tavern, Bradford
Grew up in Bradford, Guiseley and Yeadon. Interviewed at his home in Yeadon
Date of Interview
25th October 2019
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Andy Briggs (5th July 2020)
If you want to know what an action-packed full life sounds like just listen to this interview with Andy Briggs. He was born in a Bradford pub, grew up in Bradford, Guiseley and Yeadon and has a passion for Tibetan Mastiffs!
Andy is a family man and an accomplished landscape gardener. You must hear the story about when the phone rang and it was Emmerdale Farm on the other end!
A lively interview with a very nice man.
Interviewer: Carlo Harrison
Cataloguer: Fiona Quinton
Sound Engineer David Myers
Family Life / Birth, Bradford
Family History, Bingley
Mecca Nightclub, Bradford
School Days, Westfield School, St Bede’s
England Football Team, Leeds Bradford Airport
Working Life, Dye Works, Plumbing, Shipping Clerk, Landscaping
Emmerdale TV Programme, Esholt
Please take into consideration when listening to these interviews that the meaning of language changes over time and that interviewees have not intended to cause offence by anything said which now may be thought to be unacceptable.
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