What did he believe?

 

‘Memory is a highly selective instrument’

 

Natural Law – What history has taught us – Magna Carta – Maxwell Fyfe’s early life in Edinburgh & Sutherland – Non Semper Imbres – WWI (Sergeant O’Pikes I) – His journey from Oxford to Westminster – Safety Canon – WWII (Sergeant O’Pikes II)

 

VOICES

 

Narrated by Sue Casson

David Maxwell Fyfe : Robert Blackmore

Commentary by Tom Blackmore

 

WORDS

 

David Maxwell Fyfe’s Speech to the American Bar Association in Westminster Hall, 1957

Preface to Duke of Sutherland’s book, Looking Back 1957

A Political Adventure (David Maxwell Fyfe’s autobiography)

Published in 1964

 

MUSIC

 

Magna Carta

Words from translated excerpt of Magna Carta 1215

Set to music and played by Sue Casson

Sung by Lily and Sue Casson

 

Non Semper Imbres

Poem by James Logie Robertson

Set to music and played by Sue Casson

Sung by Lily and Sue Casson

 

Safety Canon

Written and played by Sue Casson

 

Sergeant O’Pikes I & II

Poem by Neil Munro

Set to music by Sue Casson

Sung by Andrew Bolton

 

Recorded at Lana Banana Studios

Engineered by Henry Willard

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