Shanklin Volume 2


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The War Years

Sandown Bay ar war during its life time.

1943 - Shanklin's Darkest Hour

January and Februry 1943 would be a time Shanklin will never forget.

A Royal Isle

We take a look at Royalty who have lived and visited the Island.

An Olympic Journey

A look back to those who have represented various countries but were born or came from the Island.

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Historical films about the Isle of Wight.
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Shanklin Volume 2 


The second in a three part series on growing up in Shanklin. This film is presented by Lucy Morgan where she looks at the 1949 visit of the Atteel Labour cabinet secret meeting at the Manor House. The first Isle of Wight Car Rally, a special Shanklin tourist board promotional video narrated by Cowes TV personality Cliff Michelmore. TV Sports presenter the late Dickie Davies takes a trip back to Shanklin C of E school (St. Blasius) and where he grew up in Collingworth Road. Carnival Queens, Choir at St. Pauls and being at Grove road Grammer School. Brian Scovall looks back at his early sports reporting, while Melvyn Hayes remembers being at Shanklin Theatre and his life on the Island.

  • Narrated by Lucy Morgan


  • Alan Morgan
  • Dickie Davies
  • Esther Knight
  • Evelyn Smith
  • Denis Scambell
  • Steve Knight
  • John Matthews
  • Brian Scovall
  • Melvyn Hayes
  • Sheila Hancock
  • Ray Allen
  • Craig Douglas

Written and Directed by George Chastney

Running Time 52 mins.

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