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Created by: BBC Radio4

UK 6-1011+

Started: November 14th, 2020

Status: Active, 47 episodes

Kind: Episodic

Language: English

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Christmas with Charles Dickens (Radio Edit)
00:28:40 | December 15th, 2023

Greg Jenner is joined by Dr Emily Bell and Mike Wozniak to find out what Christmas was like with Charles Dickens.

Shakespeare (Radio Edit)
00:28:02 | November 10th, 2023

In this episode, recorded live at the Shakespeare North Playhouse in Prescot, Greg Jenner is joined by Professor Farah Karim-Cooper and comedian Richard Herring to learn all about the life, legend and legacy of William Shakespeare himself. 2023 marks the 400th anniversary of the publication of the First Folio of Shakespeare’s plays, which preserved his work for future generations. But how did a boy from the Midlands become the most famous playwright in the English-speaking world, and how did the publication of the folio contribute to his legacy? This episode explores Shakespeare’s life, career and dramatic works, as well as the reception of his plays in the centuries after his death, and the creation of his legend in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Victorian Bodybuilding (Radio Edit)
00:28:51 | September 30th, 2023

Greg Jenner is joined by Dr Vanessa Heggie and comedian Darren Harriot to learn about the bodybuilding boom of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Ivan The Terrible (Radio Edit)
00:28:16 | September 23rd, 2023

Greg Jenner and his guests discuss the life, times and crimes of Russia’s first Tsar, the infamous Ivan the Terrible.

Agrippina the Younger (Radio Edit)
00:28:29 | September 16th, 2023

Greg Jenner is joined by historian Dr Emma Southon and comedian Cariad Lloyd in first-century Rome to meet Agrippina the Younger.

P.T. Barnum (Radio Edit)
00:28:22 | September 9th, 2023

Greg Jenner is joined by historian Prof Benjamin Reiss and comedian Desiree Burch in 19th-century America to meet the self-proclaimed showman, P.T. Barnum. He was a man famous for his museums and shows as well as “curiosities” such as General Tom Thumb, Bearded Ladies and The Fiji Mermaid. But look beyond Barnum’s infamous spin and you’ll find that contrary to his pop culture image this showman was far from the greatest.

Hatshepsut (Radio Edit)
00:28:30 | September 2nd, 2023

Greg Jenner is joined by special guests Kemah Bob and Dr Campbell Price as they head back to Ancient Egypt to meet the unique and powerful ruler, Hatshepsut. She reigned for over 20 years, built a temple which is still admired today, had a ‘special’ relationship with statues and was one of the first rulers to focus on divinity rather than gender norms. So why did history try to erase her?

Leonardo da Vinci – Live (Radio Edit)
00:57:17 | August 26th, 2023

In this special, live episode of You’re Dead To Me, Greg Jenner is joined by Prof Catherine Fletcher and comedian Dara Ó Briain to learn about Leonardo da Vinci.

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Created by: BBC Radio4
Started: November 14th, 2020
Status: Active, 47 episodes
Kind: Episodic
Language: English

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