Midlands News: 11.07.1963: Miss Britain Winner

Summary

Miss Britain beauty contest held in Birmingham and won by Miss Diane Hickingbotham from Ilkeston. Reg Harcourt interview with Diane.

Year:

1963

Duration:

0:01:27

Film type:

Black & White / Sound

Company:

ATV

Master format:

16mm

Description

Shots of Diane Hickingbotham being crowned Miss Britain in the Mecca sponsored event held in Birmingham. Reg Harcourt talks to Diane about her victory. She talks about rumours that she is planning to change her name.


Credits

No credits specified


Notes

Story number - 5536. Diane Hickingbotham did in fact change her name shortly afterwards to Diane Westbury going on to win the Miss United Kingdom contest in September 1963 and Miss Great Britain in 1965.