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Philippa Langley on Richard III

Episode 5 of 8

Matthew Parris meets the woman largely responsible for the discovery of Richard III's body in a Leicester car park and asks how his life could be called a great one.

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.

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

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