The St Georges misericords

Alastair Sooke visits St Georges Chapel in Windsor Castle to examine a series of impressive wooden carvings, called misericords, hidden under the choir stalls. These were made by chief carver William Barclay and depict a medieval world of bawdy wit, earthly pleasures, hellfire and demons, and anti-establishment satire.

Release date: 02 Feb 2011

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Role Contributor
Series ProducerMark Halliley
PresenterAlastair Sooke
DirectorMark Halliley
Executive ProducerJonty Claypole

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