and Frannie Leach are
potters who belong to the great West Country dynasty of Leaches, and
are based in Hartland in North Devon. Philip is grandson of the legendary
Bernard Leach, and son of the late Michael Leach, in whose pottery Frannie
was trained. Frannie also studied in New York, and Philip spent six
years in Iran, where he was involved in setting up student workshops.
Married in 1977, they opened their Springfield
Pottery two years later.