Lord Mayor's Show 1591 by George Peele - Full Cast Audio Adaptation

Episode 235,   Oct 21, 2022, 08:11 AM

A reconstruction of the 1591 Lord Mayor's Show.

The last of our full(ish) cast series on the 16th century Lord Mayor's Show, another George Peele number, Descensus Astraea, borne before William Web.
With Gillian Horgan, Seb Ranson, Liza Graham, David Ault, Geir Madland, Pamela Flanagan, and Heydn McCabe. Trumpet by Matt Byham - it was hosted and produced by Robert Crighton. Additional sounds from zapsplat.com

Also featuring our initial exploring session, with regular city chronologer Professor Tracey Hill, Gregory Musson, Alex Scott Fairley and Liza Graham.

For more on Lord Mayor's Shows, and civic and royal pageantry generally, here are some handy links...
Look at the texts and the map of the locations here - https://mapoflondon.uvic.ca/mdtPrimarySourceLibraryMayoral.htm
Exploring 1585 plus 1590 & 1590 - https://youtu.be/PUE5kD5ltcc
Lord Mayor’s Shows Playlist - https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLflmEwgdfKoIA2ktcBFPPnb6Eqss2So5k
Civic and Royal Pageantry Playlist - https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLflmEwgdfKoJ6XS5SaCLTFcieiL9FTMw_

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