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Episode 4

Episode 4 of 5

It's 1734, and a British diplomat has seen an expected inheritance slip through his fingers. But he's ready for a fight, as Tim Marlow discovers on a Yorkshire country estate.

It's 1734, and a British diplomat has seen an expected inheritance slip through his fingers. But Thomas Wentworth is ready to put up a fight, in the shape of a 'battle of the buildings' with his Yorkshire rival. Tim Marlow visits the outskirts of Barnsley to explore the results, guided by historian Patrick Eyres.

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15 minutes

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Thu 14 Mar 2013 13:45

Music Played

  • Henry Purcell

    Symphony In C Major

    Performer: Peter Holman. Performer: The Parley of Instruments.
    • HELIOS.
    • CDH-55258.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Deborah HWV51

    Conductor: Robert King. Performer: The King’s Consort.
    • Hyperion.
    • CDA66841/2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Deborah HWV51

    Conductor: Robert King. Performer: The King’s Consort.
    • Hyperion.
    • CDA66841/2.
  • DAVID PAUL GREENFIELD

    Baroque Bordello

    Composer: Hugh Alan Cornwell. Composer: Jean‐Jacques Burnel. Composer: Jet Black. Performer: The Stranglers.
    • EMI.
    • CDP 7466152.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Tim Marlow
Expert Patrick Eyres

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