Megan Foster (soprano)
Sophie Wyss (soprano)
London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, George Stratton )
Conducted by Constant Lambert
Prelude de la Porte héroïque du Ciel
(orch. Roland Manuel)
Gymnopédie No. 2 (orch. Debussy)
Je te veux; La belle Excentrique
Talk by Sheppard Frere , F.S.A.
The Roman city of Durovernum, founded shortly after the invasion of Britain in the time of the Emperor Claudius, has been buried for centuries under the medieval and modern town of Canterbury. Enemy bombing, however, laid bare much of the site, and since 1944 archaeologists have been digging among the ruins of modern and ancient Canterbury to try to piece together the history of the city from its foundation. In this talk Sheppard Frere, archaeologist in charge of the excavations, tells of the rewards, difficulties, and results of the work.
A history lesson by Bernard Shaw
IsaacNewton's library in Cambridge
The boudoir of Catherine of Braganza in Newmarket
Produced by Peter Watts
Mrs Basham, Newton's housekeeper:
Sally, the maid:
George Fox, the Quaker:
King Charles II:
Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland:
Louise de Keroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth:
James, Duke of York:
Queen Catherine of Braganza:
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