Oral Histories

SPID Theatre A Place For People -  Ali W
PEDRO

Having moved over from Spain, Pedro has lived on the Worlds End Estate for several years and gives a interesting account on social housing 

Pedro
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ESHAN

Part of the one the first families to move onto the Worlds End Estate in the 70's, Eshan gives a great take on seeing the changing community

Eshan
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SPID Theatre A Place For People -  Ali W
PHYLICIA

Born and Bred in West London, Phylicia moved from the North of the Borough to the South and gives her take on living on the Worlds End Estate

Phylicia
00:00 / 25:11
SPID Theatre A Place For People -  Ali W
 SURAYA &
OSMAN

Husband and Wife who have recently move near to the estate and talk of the challenges faced with getting into social housing

Suraya and Osman
00:00 / 56:59
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ROBERT
PERENO

Former promoter and performer who spent much of his formative years along the Kings Roads in the 70's and 80's

Robert Pereno
00:00 / 37:42
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CLAIRE
BARROW

Contemporary designer and artist whose work is inspired by Punk style. Has designed pieces for Rihanna, Kesha and many more

Claire Barrow
00:00 / 18:41
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SPIZZ
ENERGI

Punk rocker and artist, whose  anthems such as Who Killed Captain Kirk were huge Punk hits in the 80's

Spizz Energi
00:00 / 22:54
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SUZIE
ZABROWSKA

Punk designer, artist and historian who grew up in the United States during the rise of the Punk Movement in the 70's

Suzie Zabrowska
00:00 / 40:27
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AWATE

Rapper and Artist whose work offers a dynamic cultural commentary that challenges the social norm

Awate
00:00 / 33:23
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TERRY
JONES

Founder of the ground breaking I-D Magazine, a cultural phenomena that was launched in 1980

Terry Jones
00:00 / 1:02:20
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PIERS
THOMPSON

Local DJ and community activist who is born and bred in West London and witnessed the Birth of Punk in the 70's

Piers Thompson
00:00 / 27:50
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CARLOS
&
PEGGY

Punk hair stylist whose Camden Market salon was an iconic location for Punks in London. 

Carlos and Peggy
00:00 / 16:47
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KNOX

Guitarist from 70's Rock Band The Vibrators and founder of the innovative charity store Rock and Roll Rescue in Camden

Guitarist from 70's Rock Band The Vibrators and founder of the innovative charity store Rock and Roll Rescue in Camden

Knox
00:00 / 13:21
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ALAN
JOHNSON

Former Secretary of state and Labour MP who is now a cutting edge author. He grew up in a West London social house in the 50's

Alan Johnson
00:00 / 28:39
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MARY
GETHING

Outreach worker who is born and bred in West London and has seen the cultural evolution of the area from the 60's to now

Mary Gething
00:00 / 19:12
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SUE
SNELL

Designer and photographer who grew up not far from the Kings Road and spent a lot of time there during the swinging 60's 

Sue Snell
00:00 / 37:08
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HARRY &OLIVER

Harry a poet and Oliver a rapper are brothers who have grown up in West London and seen the changes through contemporary eyes

Harry and Oli Wills
00:00 / 49:09
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COLIN
PRESCOD

Film-maker, sociologist and local activist who moved over to the UK as part of the Windrush as a teenager in the 50's

Colin Prescod
00:00 / 1:20:00
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ISIS &
ZAKIYA

Mother and daughter, both artists and local actvists who have both fought to preserve the rich cultural history of West London

Isis and Zakiya Amlak
00:00 / 57:20