Photos from Gail Herbert, no reproduction without permission.
‘As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning’ was a 2 part recreation of Laurie Lee’s journey on foot across Spain in 1934, during the civil war. It was produced at Pebble Mill by executive producer John King, written and narrated by Laurie Lee. John Wild played the part of Laurie Lee.
The first episode, ‘From Home to Madrid’ was transmitted on 5/1/1987, with the second part ‘From Madrid to the South’, shown the following night.
The crew included cameraman John Williams, assistant Dave Evans, sound John Parker, lighting Roy Carn. Gail Herbert was the production assistant. David Attwood, who was then a production manager in the Drama Department, directed the dramatised sequences. He later became a freelance drama director.