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Episode 4

Book of the Week, The Gaol Episode 4 of 5

Kelly Grovier's history of Newgate, London's most notorious prison, abridged by Libby Spurrier.

During the 17th century, the gaol played host to many a flamboyant highwayman. One of the most famous was the dashing Claude Duval, whose exploits made many a young lady swoon.

Read by Jasper Britton.

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15 minutes

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Fri 18 Jul 2008 00:30

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