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The Essay, Listener, They Wore It Episode guide

  1. Patti Smith's Shirt

    5/5 Susanna Frankel recalls a brilliant white shirt on the cover of an LP by Patti Smith.

    First broadcast: 15 Feb 2013

  2. Alec Leamas's coat (The Spy Who Came in from the Cold)

    4/5 Antonia Quirke on the coat worn by Richard Burton in The Spy Who Came in from the Cold.

    First broadcast: 14 Feb 2013

  3. Gatsby's Suit

    3/5 Writer Michael Bracewell discusses Jay Gatsby's suit in the novel The Great Gatsby.

    First broadcast: 13 Feb 2013

  4. Empress Elizabeth's Diamonds

    2/5 Daisy Goodwin on diamonds in a portrait of Empress Elizabeth of Austria by Winterhalter.

    First broadcast: 12 Feb 2013

  5. Charles's Cap (Madame Bovary)

    1/5 Julian Barnes on an unforgettable hat in Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary.

    First broadcast: 11 Feb 2013

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