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Lady Hester Stanhope

Great Lives, Series 16 Episode 8 of 9

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 23 September 2008

Series of biographical discussions with Matthew Parris.

Georgian political hostess, traveller, diplomat and spy Lady Hester Stanhope is nominated by businesswoman and Dragon's Den investor Deborah Meaden. Stanhope's biographer Kirsten Ellis lends her expert knowledge to the discussion.

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