Video: Casting a new light on wartime’s Bevin Boys

“It’s a fine light to see men’s faces by, such deep shadows showing up the features well and of course their character.

Former miner Stephen Oxley reading one of the diaries
Former miner Stephen Oxley reading one of the diaries

“The pit shows a man’s character well – how he works, how well he does it,” former Bevin Boy Martin Hill

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Former miner Stephen Oxley reading one of the diaries