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Steeleye Span: Maddy Prior in the Talk-In

Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 15 December 1973

WITHIN THE precincts of Warwick Castle a BBC Outside Broadcast team were attempting to film the second Steeleye TV show in their peregrinations around famous castles and stately homes. Cameras invaded what looked like a cross between a quaint rural folk club and a medieval banquet but it wasn’t until late in the evening – after a failing generator had held up shooting by over an hour – that things finally got underway.

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