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RNLI tractor driver Duncan Barbour on the 200 Voices podcast
200 Voices an RNLI podcast

‘The sea is a cruel mistress’

Episode 42 - Action Stations: Duncan Barbour

Whether he’s co-ordinating Hollywood chase sequences or launching a lifeboat, Duncan Barbour is no stranger to action.

Behind every dependable lifeboat crew there’s a dependable shore crew. A launch couldn’t happen without total teamwork, says North Berwick RNLI shore crew member, Duncan Barbour.

Hear how Duncan’s precision-driving work on films such as Braveheart, Goldeneye and Gladiator has put him in good stead when it comes to driving North Berwick’s launch vehicle. Whether he’s driving a tracking vehicle on location or the station’s tractor on the beach, Duncan is used to expecting the unexpected.