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Episode 4

John Walsh examines the male desire to stand out - in all eras. In drab and repressive times, various characters did fly their flags for flamboyance. But who exactly were they?

Writer John Walsh examines the male desire to stand out in all attires, in all eras.

In drab and repressive times certain individuals flew their flags for flamboyance - Mikhail Bulgakov and Curzio Malaparte. There's also Julian MacLaren Ross to admire, and then the author himself attempts to contribute. Successfully?

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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The Book that Changed Me

The Book that Changed Me

Five figures from the arts and science introduce books that changed their lives and work.

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