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A Walk Around the East of Hemel Hempstead Redux


 

Original YT playout date: 25 April 2009
Duration: 58:59

Which is precisely what it says on the tin, whatever that means. See our marvellous industrial estate, Grove Hill, Highfield and Adeyfield as well as Leverstock Green, a place so posh it sets your accent back three hundred years.

This version has has part of the sound track of the original version replaced following a copyright claim by WMG. Although that copyright claim affected only 2 minutes of this hour long programme, containing numerous original observations about life in contemporary Britain and the history of the region being treated, it was considered sufficient to blank out all the other 58 minutes of audio also. The available option of audioswapping (which I do use on occasion) was not suitable as I would have lost the speechlines here, and there is also no available audioswap for a film lasting nearly an hour.

Thankfully I was able to re-edit the saved copy of the first film – it’s not seamless, but it’s better than the alternative, and I can keep the series whole.

The use of a handful of Telegraph frames I believe is fair use, as no account of Hemel Hempstead would be complete without a few words on the Buncefield explosion – the largest explosion in peace time Europe. I am happy to acknowledge the Telegraph website as the source of these images. I endorse it as the best UK newspaper site and look at it nearly every day.”
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Kings Langley (Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S3 E 18/18)


Original YT playout date: 20 December 2008
Duration: 1:02:04

I have uploaded this out of the playlist order by accident. I thought I was uploading the last Not The Tommy Boyd Show. Hence you hear me saying this is my last UK one, but there still is one more UK one.
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Uncle Davey’s Herts Content S2 E18 – Pitstone to Marsworth


Original YT playout date: 19 September 2008
Duration: 17:47

A continuation of the walk from Leighton Buzzard. The delights of an ancient church await, with live coverage of its bellringers
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Quote of the clip: “An idyllic village with murders going on and they’ve got the cemetary to prove it.”

***Statistics and Credits***
Views at the time added to HTV: 1,471
Likes at the time added to HTV: 5
Dislikes at time added to HTV: 1
Popularity % ” ” ” =L/(L+D): 83.3%
Comments at time added: 7
Total interactions at time added: 13
Total interactions to views 0.9%
Location: Grand Union Canal
Other people featured: None
Genre: Herts Content, canalside walk
Music used: Several pieces of music used, hence blocked in some places.
Languages used: English
Animals/plants featured: None

Uncle Davey’s Herts Content, #1 “Herts is where the home is”


Original playout date: 16 February 2008
Duration: 1:04

This is London, London calling, viewed from a plane as I take Sophie to Hemel Hempstead to see her grandparents and the by-product of this is a whole new series – Uncle Davey’s Herts Content – although admittedly it’s not all in Hertfordshire, this series.
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