Photos copyright Gail Herbert, no reproduction without permission.
‘Rose for Winter’ was a two part adaptation by Laurie Lee of his book of the same name, of his return to Andalusia in 1951 with his bride Cathy years after the Spanish Civil War. It was produced at Pebble Mill by John King with narration by Laurie Lee. It was transmitted on BBC 2, on 23 and 24 December 1989.
The two parter starred John Wild as Laurie Lee and Cordelia Roche as Cathy.
John Williams was the cameraman, assisted by Dave Evans, Richard Reynolds was the recordist, with Gail Herbert the PA.
I remember the filming in Almuñécar well as I had been hired as the local interpreter for the Spanish extras. Sad to hear that John had died. What happened to the rest of the filming crew and both main actors?
Change “here” to “hear”…
I’ve changed your ‘here’ to ‘hear’! I saw the cameraman, John Williams just last week, and he’s very well. Gail Herbert is also in touch, and Dave Evans is still in the business. I’m not sure about Richard Reynolds, the soundman though.