chapter  17
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‘High time I was under new management’: 1957–1976

There was, however, one woman who was not kept at arm’s length by Montgomery and who managed to break through his reclusiveness. When Ann Clements started to work for Montgomery in April 1957 as his secretary, she was married to John Clements, a lecturer at Dartington Hall, whom she met when both were at the BBC Ann was working in the Dartington Hall shop when she heard, through Clements, that Montgomery was looking for a secretary. It was a job she felt fortunate to have secured, being excited by the various milieux in which Montgomery worked. 1