David Attenborough in Royal Palace, Tonga - the 1950's

from Life on air : memoirs of a broadcaster, page 128:



The Palace overlooked Tonga’s lagoon […]

                In one corridor, a small band played almost continuously.…   more >>

cite as

David Attenborough, Life on air : memoirs of a broadcaster (London, 2009), p. 128. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1459201355336 accessed: 5 March, 2024

location of experience: Royal Palace, Tonga


David Attenborough
naturalist, TV presenter, TV producer

Listening to

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'You are my sunshine' performed by Tongan palace band

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1950's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


David Attenborough was in the Pacific filming local customs for BBC TV.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 28 Mar 2016 22:42:35 +0100
Approved on Sun, 08 May 2016 12:00:04 +0100