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  Judith Summers Monday 10 November 2003  
The historian Judith Summers has just written a new biography of London's first nightclub owner, the pioneering career woman and single mother, Teresa Cornelys; an eighteenth century Venetian opera singer who counted Casanova amongst her many lovers.

Judith Summers joins Sheila to talk about the book.
'The Empress of Pleasure' is published by Viking; ISBN: 0670912581

Penguin Books: Judith Summers

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