'James Watt ' a play by BEATRICE CARR
WINIFRED COCKERILL (harp)
Jamer. Watt, whose bicentenary is being celebrated this year, was invited to Birmingham by Matthew Boulton , of the Soho Works, and from 1775 they were partners. It was during the partnership, in 1781, that Watt invented rotative motion, which made many new kinds of machinery possible. In view of the products of his genius during the last quarter of the eighteenth century in Birmingham, it is fitting that, although he was himself a Scot, a play about him should be produced in the Birmingham studios.
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