Dan Chatterton (1820-1895) was – in his own words ‘one of the revolutionary type of workers for political and social advancement’. This History Workshop podcast takes us in the footsteps of Dan Chatterton, who was born 200 years ago this year. Andrew Whitehead leads listeners around Chatterton’s London – beginning at the revolutionary Clerkenwell Green, through some of Chatterton’s favourite haunts in Holborn and Soho, and finishing at the British Museum – with readings from and about Chatterton along the way.
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How might museum exhibitions convey the complex dynamics of black British history? In this episode of the History Workshop Podcast, co-curators Melissa Bennett and Iyamide Thomas discuss their project on “The Krios of Sierra Leone”.
Author Emma Darwin discusses trying, and failing, to write a novel about her insanely eminent family.
In this episode, the first in a series, we turn to historic passions: the strong and sometimes obsessive pull of curiosity about the past. Hear Marybeth Hamilton’s interview with Nell Irvin Painter, visual artist, author and historian.