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When Pepys, the Purcells, and Pelham are climbing the stairs to view the fire, Pepys is speaking lines from his diary entry of 2 September 1666. See more
One shot shows a stagehand turning a winch to lift Mary Tudor when she's playing Cupid. When she's being lowered, a shot shows the stagehand turning the winch in the same direction as previously. See more
Doomsday, my lord Shaftesbury, we shall see whose ass is blackest.
King Arthur: Fairest Isle
Music by Henry Purcell
Performed by Lynne Dawson
with English Baroque Soloists
Conducted by John Eliot Gardiner See more