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I never saw grass!

Duration: 02:19

Growing up in the 1940s East End of London was tough. Johnny Speight’s idea of ‘posh’ was having curtains in your windows. He and Lionel Bart remember the rarity of grass while Louis Heron found it inspirational.

Available since: Tue 19 Jun 2012


Elaine Shepherd
Executive Producer
Caroline Wright

This clip is from

London on Film The East End

2/3 Portrait of life in London's East End, from the docks and the rag trade to market traders.

First broadcast: 25 Jun 2012

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