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80 - Audio cassette recordings relating to D.H. Lawrence; 1964-1985
La Ch 80/3
Audio recording of a talk given by Margaret Needham to the WEA, and various radio and television broadcasts relating to D.H. Lawrence; 1979-1980
Use of original copy restricted for preservation reasons; surrogate copy available.
Cassette tape of lecture by Margaret Needham [née King] for the Workers Educational Association on 27 Sep. 1979 about her uncle D.H. Lawrence.
On Side 1:
Recollections of 'Uncle Bert' to W.E.A. in Eastwood. Ends with Mrs. Needham reading a letter written to her by D.H. Lawrence in 1930 when he was unwell in the sanitorium before he died.
On Side 2:
Continuation of Mrs Needham's recollections (to 00:04:09).
Various radio interviews with Mrs Margaret Needham and clips relating to D.H. Lawrence including from Radio Nottingham 29 Feb. 1980, BBC television 'Midlands Today' [audio only] and Radio Derby. Includes extract from dramatisation of 'Women in Love'; extract from visit to D.H. Lawrence Eastwood home; extract from dramatisation of 'Sons and Lovers'. (00:04:17 to 00:20:37)
Total duration of recording: 1 hour 3 min. 44 sec. over two sides of the tape.
The tape recording has been digitised into two separate files, one for each side of the tape:
Side 1: UOL_UUOL094-60_s1_f01_v1.mp3
Side 2: UOL_UUOL094-60_s2_f01_v1.mp3
broadcasting, television productions, D.H. Lawrence
broadcasting, radio productions, D.H. Lawrence
Mrs Needham's recollections is a very similar recording to La Ch 80/2.
Cassette tape digitised courtesy of Save Our Sounds, funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund delivered by British Library and University of Leicester, 2021. Catalogue record available in the British Library Sound and Moving Image online catalogue under reference UUOL094/60 S1-S2.
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Dates of existence
Needham; Margaret Emily (1909-2001); née King; known as 'Peg'; niece of D.H. Lawrence
Workers' Educational Association
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