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Brits In The Wood Podcast

FROM HOLLYWOOD Caroline Feraday and Claire Bullivant present an entertaining and informative weekly podcast, with a focus on interesting Brits in Hollywood – and Hollywood viewed THROUGH the eyes of interesting Brits. Join us each week for a fresh perspective on what it’s like to be a complete fish out of water – a Brit…in the Wood (Hollywood, that is) as we greet fellow Brits and Anglophile Americans who have something to say on LA! www.BritsInTheWood.com
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Jul 9, 2018

 

It’s a big week for our guest today. After nearly ten years of research and dedication, his documentary – ‘Iconic Vision - John Parkinson, Architect of Los Angeles’ premiered on PBS and tells the story of a Brit who created over 400 of Los Angeles’ most iconic structures, including City Hall, The Coliseum, Union Station and Bullocks Wilshire.

The son of an English mill worker, John Parkinson arrived in North America in 1883 with a toolbox and $5. When he died in 1935, he had inspired over $100,000,000 in construction projects in LA alone.

Download to listen to Caroline and Claire chat to the very interesting Stephen Gee, the man behind the documentary and also author of ‘Iconic Vision: John Parkinson,’ ‘Los Angeles Central Library, A History of Its Art and Architecture’ and ‘Los Angeles City Hall: An American Icon.’

Find out more on these links:

https://twitter.com/sgeetv

http://johnparkinsonarchitect.com

https://www.angelcitypress.com/collections/authors-stephen-gee

 

To purchase Stephen’s books please click here: https://www.amazon.com/default/e/B00D36L90I?redirectedFromKindleDbs=true

 

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