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Lascars – Britain’s Forgotten Stories

Lascars – Britain’s Forgotten Stories

Client: The Wellington Trust

Brief & Synopsis: The forgotten story of South Asian seafarers - 'Lascars' - who were a mainstay of Britain's merchant navy for centuries.

Duration: 9:42

Director/Camera/Edit: Rob White/Andy Jones with David Botwinik

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About Rob

Rob is a TV producer, reporter and camera operator with 30 years of experience at the BBC, Channel 4 and ITN, in news, factual and documentary production. He is a four-time award winner, whose awards include a coveted Royal Television Society award for his work on Channel 4 News. His association with the Maritime Foundation goes back to 1995 when he won the first Desmond Wettern Maritime Media Award for a series of reports that led to a major documentary on the loss of the bulk carrier Derbyshire.

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