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Whose Renaissance?

Art historian Dr James Fox continues his exploration of a Renaissance that he believes was as rich and as significant in Britain as it was in Italy and Europe. He tells the story of the painters, poets, playwrights, composers, inventors, craftsmen and scientists who revolutionised the way we saw the world.

In the final episode, he explores how the tension between two cultures - one courtly, classical and European, the other home-grown, innovative and vital - helped bring the country to civil war.

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1 hour

Last on

Tue 17 Jan 2017 23:55


Role Contributor
PresenterJames Fox
Executive ProducerJonty Claypole
Series ProducerJulian Birkett
ProducerNicola Stockley
DirectorNicola Stockley

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