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 »

Richard Sloan

Robin Mills went to Dorchester to meet Dr Richard Sloan. This is his story. “Both my parents are from Northern Ireland originally. My father qualified in medicine in Belfast then became a junior partner in general practice “across the water” Read more »

Wren Franklin

Robin Mills went to Longburton, near Sherborne, to meet Wren Franklin. This is his story. “I grew up in the Winterbourne valley, between Winterbourne Whitechurch and Winterbourne Stickland. My father put the roof back on a pair of derelict keeper’s Read more »

Ben Waters

Robin Mills went to meet piano player Ben Waters at Owermoigne, Dorset. This is his story. “I’ve always lived in Dorset; born in Weymouth, brought up in Southill, then Upwey, and that’s where my Mum and Dad still live. It’s Read more »