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Arts news and reviews. Writers of history and historical fiction join Mark Lawson to explore the best ways of writing about the past.

In a Front Row special, Mark Lawson examines the differences between factual and fictional writers of history and between academics and populists in the telling of stories from our heritage. Writers Antonia Fraser, Margaret MacMillan, Philippa Gregory, Hilary Mantel, Sarah Dunant and Tristram Hunt join Mark to discuss the best ways of exploring the past.

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Wed 12 Aug 2009 19:15



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