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Episode 4

Battle of the Oranges - the messy and violent tradition at the end of carnival in the town of Ivrea. Read by Francesca Dymond.

Uncovering the origins of the fantastically violent and messy Battle of the Oranges - an annual event that marks the end of carnival in the Northern Italian town of Ivrea.

Mixing travel writing, history and horticulture, Helena Attlee's celebratory journey through Italy explores the special place that citrus holds in the Italian imagination.

Read by Francesca Dymond

Written by Helena Attlee

Abridged by Laurence Wareing

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron

First broadcast on Radio 4 in 2014.

19 days left to listen

15 minutes


Role Contributor
Reader Francesca Dymond
Producer Kirsteen Cameron
Abridger Laurence Wareing
Writer Helena Attlee


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