Two Men From Delft

By Stephen Wakelam.

In 1675, at the time of the death of his close friend Johannes Vermeer, Antony Van Leeuwenhoek made an astonishing discovery.

He was the first person to identity bacteria.

Antony Van Leeuwenhooek....Stephen Tompkinson

Christiaan Huygens....Alex Jennings

Maria Van Leeuwenhoek....Emma Noakes

Elisabeth Vermeer....Alex Tregear

Music by Sylvia Hallett.

Viol played by Vanessa Coode.

Directed and produced by Jeremy Mortimer.

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By Stephen Wakelam.

In 1675, at the time of the death of his close friend Johannes Vermeer, Antony Van Leeuwenhoek made an astonishing discovery.

He was the first person to identity bacteria.

Antony Van Leeuwenhooek....Stephen Tompkinson

Christiaan Huygens....Alex Jennings

Maria Van Leeuwenhoek....Emma Noakes

Elisabeth Vermeer....Alex Tregear

Music by Sylvia Hallett.

Viol played by Vanessa Coode.

Directed and produced by Jeremy Mortimer.