Inside your shell: in St. Helena and Italy

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The Atlantic island of St. Helena is an isolated community which has weathered many a storm over the years - many of them witnessed first-hand by its most prestigious inhabitant: Jonathan the tortoise. Sally Kettle was lucky enough to meet him.

The codpiece: a masterpiece of Renaissance fashion - the must-have male accessory of its day. Stephen Smith has one fitted in Florence, and discovers the ins and outs of its former cultural significance.

Presenter: Pascale Harter
Producer: Ben Weisz

Photo: Sally Kettle meets Jonathan the Tortoise on St. Helena
Photo credit: Sally Kettle

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Thu 13 Mar 2014 20:50 GMT

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