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date: 28 February 2021

Peel, John [real name John Robert Parker Ravenscroft]locked

(1939–2004)
  • Rikky Rooksby

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Peel, John [real name John Robert Parker Ravenscroft] (1939–2004), radio and television broadcaster, was born on 30 August 1939 at Heswall Nursing Home, Heswall, Cheshire, the eldest of three sons of Robert Leslie Ravenscroft and his wife, Joan Mary, née Swainson. His father was a successful cotton merchant and fought in ...

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British Film Institute, London, National Archive
British Library, National Sound Archive
(1849–)