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Smell: Michele Roberts, A history of dentistry.

Matthew Sweet is joined by writer Michele Roberts, who talks about her latest novel, The Walworth Beauty, which evokes Victorian London. Plus a history of dentistry.

Michèle Roberts' latest novel evokes Victorian London. Matthew Sweet asks how it smelt and what do museums do to create past smells. Plus a cultural history of dentistry with the medical historian Richard Barnett.

The Walworth Beauty by Michèle Roberts is out now.
The Smile Stealers: The Fine and Foul Art of Dentistry by Richard Barnett is out now.

Producer: Fiona McLean.

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45 minutes


Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Michele Roberts
Presenter Matthew Sweet
Producer Fiona McLean


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