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Liberty Diversity Depravity

In 18th century England, out of the Age of Enlightenment came a Gothic obsession with monsters which influenced art, architecture and literature.

In the middle of the 18th century - in England - an entirely surprising thing happened. Out of the Age of Enlightenment and Reason a monster was born - a Gothic obsession with monsters, ghouls, ghosts and things that go bump in the night. From restrained aristocratic beginnings to pornographic excesses, the Gothic revival came to influence popular art, architecture and literature.

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Tue 19 Sep 2017 01:30

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Role Contributor
Presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon
Writer Andrew Graham-Dixon
Executive Producer Basil Comely
Series Producer Silvia Sacco
Producer Ian Leese
Director Ian Leese
Assistant Producer Dan Goldschmied
Production Coordinator Grace Brassington


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