Rachel Harris

Rachel talks about moving to Hull in 2015 and her first impressions of the city. She compares Hull favourably to London, noting the community spirit and theatre scene. She talks about some places that stand out, especially her favourite pub the St John’s on Queens Road.

Media No: 1026
Interviewee Forename: Rachel
Interviewee Surname: Harris
Year of Birth 1994
Interviewer: Sam Foston
Location: Greenwood Avenue Library, Hull
Date of Interview: 03/03/2016
Duration (HH:MM:SS): 00:08:29

Time Code Notes

[00:00:13] Lived in Hull since 2015. Rachel describes her first impressions of Hull.

[00:02:22] She compares Hull to London. Everyone walks slower, people are friendlier.

[00:04:15] Rachel moved to Hull because her boyfriend attended Hull University. She rented a studio off Hessle Road and set up a theatre company. Rachel stayed in Hull after breaking up with her boyfriend and lives in the Avenues area.

[00:05:19] Discusses how working as an actor in Hull compares to London. She talks about support from Hull City Council and the scope for creating her own work.

[00:06:17] Rachel discusses Hull’s future in an optimistic fashion.

[00:07:48] Rachel’s favourite pub is St. John’s Pub on Queen’s Road. She describes it as a special place where everyone knows everybody.

These time code notes are provided as a rough guide to the above recording. Untold Hull would like to thank all the volunteers who took part for their time and hard work in producing this information.