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.
Tag: walking tour
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