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Caroline Quentin nominates Sir John Vanbrugh, playwright and architect

Matthew Parris is joined by actress and presenter Caroline Quentin and architectural critic Jonathan Glancey to discover the life of the architect and dramatist Sir John Vanbrugh.

From acting in Men Behaving Badly and Jonathan Creek to restoring dozens of period properties and touring India for TV, the actress Caroline Quentin loves variety. When she discovered the life of the playwright and architect Sir John Vanbrugh, she found a kindred spirit. Jonathan Glancey, architectural critic and broadcaster, joins Caroline and presenter Matthew Parris to explore the full and meandering life of this flamboyant figure, born over 350 years ago.

Producer: Camellia Sinclair

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