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18th-Century Crime and Punishment

Philip Dodd explores 18th-century attitudes to the law, crime and punishment, talking to Professor Norman S Poser, Antonia Hodgson and Lucy Powell.

Philip Dodd explores eighteenth-century attitudes to the law, crime and punishment.
Norman S Poser, Emeritus Professor at Brooklyn Law School, is the author of Lord Mansfield: Justice in the Age of Reason.
Antonia Hodgson's first novel is called The Devil in the Marshalsea.
Dr Lucy Powell is a former BBC Radio 3 and AHRC New Generation Thinker.
Geoffrey Robertson QC is a civil liberties barrister and author.

Producer: Harry Parker.

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The Devil in the Marshalsea

The Devil in the Marshalsea by Antonia Hodgson is available now in hardback and e-book.


Lord Mansfield

Lord Mansfield: Justice in the Age of Reason by Norman S Poser is available in hardback and e-book.

The Old Bailey

The Old Bailey Proceedings Online makes available a fully searchable, digitised collection of all surviving editions of the Old Bailey Proceedings from 1674 to 1913.

The BBC 18th Century Season

The BBC 18th Century Season

The BBC 18th Century Season features an array of programmes across BBC Two, BBC Four and Radio 3 which celebrate the Georgian pioneers of art, music, fashion and politics that forged modern Britain.


For more information about the season on Radio 3, click here.


Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest Norman Poser
Interviewed Guest Antonia Hodgson
Interviewed Guest Lucy Powell
Producer Harry Parker
Interviewed Guest Geoffrey Robertson

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