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A fortnightly biography of an intriguing individual from British history. Each episode in the podcast is a biography selected from the Oxford DNB - the authoritative collection of more than 56,000 lives of men and women from around the world who have shaped Britain's history. You can download more free biographies from the web site at www.oxforddnb.com.

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English


Episodes

Abdullah Yusuf Ali, civil servant and Islamic scholar

4/6/2017
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Duration: 00:09:47


Sylvia Pankhurst, political activist

3/9/2017
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Duration: 00:22:38


Audrey Hepburn, film actor

2/23/2017
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Duration: 00:12:34


Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister (part one)

1/13/2017
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Duration: 00:10:16


J.R.R. Tolkien, writer and philologist

1/5/2017
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Duration: 00:15:55


Madame Tussaud, founder of London's waxwork exhibition

12/14/2016
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Duration: 00:09:27


Annie Darwin, daughter of Charles Darwin

11/24/2016
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Duration: 00:08:53


The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, mid-Victorian art group

10/13/2016
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Duration: 00:24:07


Richard Brandon, hangman and probable executioner of Charles I

9/29/2016
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Duration: 00:09:05


Odo of Bayeux, commissioner of the Bayeux Tapestry

9/15/2016
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Duration: 00:11:58


Barbara Pym, novelist

9/1/2016
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Duration: 00:10:16


The Great Fire of London

8/18/2016
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Duration: 00:18:39


Chitqua, Chinese artist and visitor to London in the 1770s

8/4/2016
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Duration: 00:07:59


Raymond Chandler, writer

7/21/2016
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Duration: 00:12:53


Alice Bryene, landowner

7/7/2016
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Duration: 00:08:51


Women's Social and Political Union

6/9/2016
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Duration: 00:27:09


Sutherland Macdonald, tattoo artist

5/26/2016
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Duration: 00:09:53


Julia Margaret Cameron, photographer

4/28/2016
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Duration: 00:14:44


Capability Brown, landscape gardener and architect

4/14/2016
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Duration: 00:18:39


Eric Hobsbawm, historian

3/31/2016
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Duration: 00:30:31

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