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British Library of Political and Economic Science

Woolly Al Walks the Kitty Back


Reference code(s): GB 0097 FALKLANDS

Held at: British Library of Political and Economic Science

Title: Woolly Al Walks the Kitty Back

Date(s): 1980-1992

Level of description: Collection

Extent: 3 boxes

Name of creator(s): Brian Lapping Associates


Administrative/Biographical history:

Woolly Al Walks the Kitty Back was produced by Brian Lapping Associates for BBC Timewatch. It was broadcast in 1992.


Scope and content/abstract:

Woolly Al Walks the Kitty Back collection comprises transcripts of interviews and videotapes relating to the making of the BBC Timewatch programme, Woolly Al walks the Kitty Back, produced by Brian Lapping Associates Ltd.

Includes interviews with leading British and Argentinian political figures, as well as diplomatic figures from the United Nations. The interviews relate to the Falklands War and issues leading up to and following the immediate conflict.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

The original system of arrangement has been maintained: Section One: Transcripts of interviews with leading political figures, the programme script and closed research files; Section Two: VHS video cassettes of the final broadcast programmes.

Conditions governing access:

Mainly open; some items closed

Conditions governing reproduction:

Most items can be photocopied, subject to handling and copyright restrictions. No material may be published without the prior permission of both the copyright holder and the Library. All applications for publication must be made to the Archivist in the first instance, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user.

Physical characteristics:

Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue available from Archives staff.



Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by Brian Lapping Associates.


Related material:

Publication note:


Archivist's note: Sources: Copied from LSE Archives CALM database.

Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions: Feb 2008

Falklands War (1982) | Wars (events)
Interviews | Field work | Research work
Politics | Political science
Television documentaries | Television programmes | Television | Broadcasting
War | International conflicts

Personal names

Corporate names
BBC | British Broadcasting Corporation x British Broadcasting Corporation
Brian Lapping Associates Ltd x Brook Associates Ltd x Brook Productions Ltd x Brook Lapping Productions Ltd
UN | United Nations x United Nations