Season 7 - Episode 23

Highley is a village built along the banks of the River Severn in Shropshire. Previously a mining area — the collieries closed in 1969 — the village became a market town. In 1975, the population was small, around 3,000 residents. Among them were 17-year-old Lesley Whittle and her mother, Dorothy Walker… (Part 1 of 3).



This episode was researched and written by Eileen Macfarlane.

Script editing, additional writing, illustrations and production direction by Rosanna Fitton

Narration, editing, additional writing, and production direction by Benjamin Fitton.

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