Roy Palmer English Folk Music Collection
A spy called Oliver
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1CDR0007271 (copy of C1023/45)
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BBC studio on Derby Road, Nottingham
Harris, Roy (singer, male), Andrews, Geoffrey (speaker, male), Christian, Roy (speaker, male), Knapp, Terence (speaker, male), Hancock, Chris (speaker, male), Bosley, Keith (speaker, male) (narrator)
Item notes: Includes fragments of songs sung by Roy Harris. Radio documentary commissioned to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the 1817 Pentrich Uprising, the last attempted revolution against the Government in England, focussing particularly on William Oliver, who was working an agent provocateur for Lord Sidmouth, the Home Secretary. Broadcast by an unidentified radio station, October 1967.