Me & My Job

A series of interviews with local people about themselves and their work

  • Jennie Lee
    Actor, producer and director Jennie Lee tells Rob Pearman about her career - from the earliest days to the most recent - on stage, on television and on radio.

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  • Dominic Johnson
    He lives locally but he reports and commentates on football matches played around the world. Dominic Johnson gives an insider's view of working in one of the world's favourite sports and tells Rob Pearman how he built his career.

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  • Tom Hammond
    Tom Hammond, Principal Conductor of St Albans Symphony Orchestra and Artistic Director of the Hertfordshire Festival of Music (June 13 - 23), chats with Jill Burridge about his career thus far, in the series 'Me & My Job'. (Links: tom-hammond.org.uk; @tomhammondmusic; hertsmusicfest.org.uk; saso.org.uk)

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  • Pam Firth
    Jill Burridge chats with Pam Firth, psycho-social counsellor in palliative care, about this demanding and challenging work and about other work Pam has undertaken during her career internationally as well as in the St Albans area.

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  • Martine Croxall
    BBC TV journalist and news presenter Martine Croxall - another local resident - tells Rob Pearman about her career so far and how TV News works - including some of the pressures facing presenters of live television broadcasts.

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  • Imogen Slaughter
    With her wide experience ranging from repertory and summer seasons to the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre, from stage to TV and more, Imogen Slaughter – a local resident – talks with Rob Pearman about her career so far and about the pressures and pleasures of life as an actor.

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  • Ian Hamilton
    TV Producer and Director Ian Hamilton tells Jill Burridge about his career in television - from trainee to major TV productions - and about some of the many well-known names and faces he has worked with on the way, as well as how he came to live in St Albans.

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