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Philippa Langley on Richard III

Episode 5 of 8

Writer Philippa Langley chooses Richard III – the king whose body she helped to find in 2012. With Matthew Parris. From 2015.

When Philippa Langley and other members of the Richard III Society helped to discover the body of the king in a Leicester car park, Richard's life once again became a hotly contested debating point. Philippa joins Matthew Parris to defend Richard III as a Great Life, with expert witness and Richard biographer Annette Carson. Can the man who may have been responsible for the disappearance of the Princes in the Tower really be described as "great"? Or was he the victim of Tudor propaganda and Shakespearian slander?

Producer Christine Hall

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2015.

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30 minutes

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Sun 21 Jun 2020 05:30


Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest Philippa Langley
Interviewed Guest Annette Carson
Producer Christine Hall


  • Tue 6 Jan 2015 16:30
  • Fri 9 Jan 2015 23:00
  • Thu 18 Jun 2020 18:30
  • Fri 19 Jun 2020 00:30
  • Sat 20 Jun 2020 07:30
  • Sat 20 Jun 2020 17:30
  • Sun 21 Jun 2020 05:30

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