United Kingdom House of Commons Speeches Collection, volume 1


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This collection comprises recordings of 17 historic speeches given to the UK House of Commons between 1628 and 1956. Readings are of speeches origninally given by parliamentarians including Oliver Cromwell, Edmund Burke, William Wilberforce, William Gladstone, Keir Hardie, Winston Churchill and Aneurin Bevan. (Summary by Carl Manchester) (5 hr 11 min)

Chapters

Speech on the Petition of Right, 1628 21:30 Read by David Federman
Speech against the Attainder of Strafford, 1641 15:27 Read by David Federman
Speech to Rump Parliament, 1653 2:46 Read by Carl Manchester
Speech on reducing the army, 1731 8:06 Read by Rachel Lintern
Speech on House of Commons Reform, 1784 24:11 Read by Sibella Denton
Speech on slavery, 1789 10:42 Read by icyjumbo (1964-2010)
Speech on the Reform Act, 1831 4:21 Read by Sibella Denton
Speech on the Reform Act, 1837 5:32 Read by Sibella Denton
Speech on copyright, 1841 36:43 Read by Philippa
Speech on Irish Home Rule, 1886 28:04 Read by Sibella Denton
Speech on a proposed Channel Tunnel, 1888 27:14 Read by Christine Blachford
Speech on socialism, 1901 8:02 Read by Sally Ann Cook
Speech on women's suffrage, 1905 33:09 Read by icyjumbo (1964-2010)
Speech on The West Ham Guardians , 1927 18:12 Read by Philippa
Speech on the outbreak of war with Germany, 1939 7:34 Read by Sibella Denton
We shall fight on the beaches, 1940 27:50 Read by Mark F. Smith
Speech on the Suez Crisis, 1956 31:44 Read by Carl Manchester