Frank Brown

‘I was born in a little 16th century thatched cottage near Rockbourne in Hampshire in 1947. My grandfather was head gardener on the West Park estate, near Fordingbridge. The main house, part of a large estate, was pulled down just Read more »

Chetna Lawless

Robin Mills went to Lyme Regis to meet Chetna Lawless. This is her story. “I was born in White Plains, New York, about an hour’s drive north of New York City. My mother’s grandparents came from Italy, but her parents Read more »

Howard Payton

Robin Mills went to Poundbury, Dorchester to meet Howard Payton. This is his story. “I’ve had a very varied and sometimes complicated life, which is definitely what I intended; people sometimes tell me I would have been better off sticking Read more »

Ellie Baer

Robin Mills went to Tatworth, Somerset, to meet voice actor Ellie Baer. This is her story. “I was born in northern New Jersey, USA; Mom was from Brooklyn, Dad from Washington Heights. My mother was an identical twin: her last Read more »

Dawn Warr

Robin Mills went to Bradford Abbas, Sherborne, to meet Dawn Warr. This is her story. “When I was born in 1960, my dad was under-keeper for Lord Normanton at Somerley, near Ringwood. I’ve got two brothers; Harry, 9 years older Read more »