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New Generation Thinkers: Glitter and Villainy

Daisy Black, Radio 3 New Generation Thinker, investigates the camp villain in history, from King Herod to 21st-century pantomime.

In a seasonal offering from Radio 3’s New Generation Thinkers, Sheffield-based theatre director, storyteller and medievalist, Daisy Black, dons the most glittery of all the costumes in the wardrobe to tell the story of camp villains from, she says, King Herod, down through the Bayeux tapestry, to this year’s latest oh-no-he-isn’t pantomime baddies, on stage this Christmas.

Producer: Simon Elmes

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