Lecturer turns life at sanitorium into play

Lecturer turns life at sanitorium into play
 

0 Have your say The former Stannington Sanatorium is soon to be featured in a play on BBC Radio 4 by Newcastle University’s senior lecturer in Creative Writing Margaret Wilkinson.
She has been working with The Northumberland Archives, who hold the records of the sanatorium.
Established in 1907 by the Poor Children’s Holiday Association, now known as Children North East, it was the first purpose built Tuberculosis sanatorium for children in Britain, and provided the children with an airy, light hospital that had its own X-ray department, operating theatre and school.
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6 October 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 28
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