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Winston Churchill and Englishness

David Reynolds, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Simon Heffer and David Edgar join Philip Dodd to discuss Winston Churchill through the lens of Englishness.

Historian David Reynolds, journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, political commentator Simon Heffer, and playwright David Edgar join Philip Dodd to discuss Churchill in the week of the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill's death. They'll be re-evaluating Churchill through the lens of Englishness, and re-considering his writing - specifically A History of the English-Speaking Peoples - and his rhetoric.

Producer: Ella-mai Robey

Exotic England - The Making of a Curious Nation by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown is published in March.

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45 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest David Reynolds
Interviewed Guest Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
Interviewed Guest Simon Heffer
Interviewed Guest David Edgar
Producer Ella-mai Robey

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