“Dr Colin Bradsworth worked as a GP in Stechford. He was killed in a hit and run in the early 1950s. I remember my father being called to the front door….him coming in and saying something to mum about Dr Bradsworth and an accident, and then rushing off.” Ivor Pearce.
. ” ‘Sir John in Love’ was first performed by Clarion in its entirety in March 1949 in the Birmingham and Midland Institute. The director was Tom Harrison, Regional Director of the Midlands Arts Council. The opera was conducted by professor Anthony Lewis from the University of Birmingham”. Ray Pegg