A short, uncouth villain or gifted military tactician? Listen and make up your own mind.
Was Napoleon really the short, uncouth, Corsican upstart portrayed by caricaturists?
The comparative histories of two titans of 19th century history.
Anne is in Brussels and Paris to explore the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Paris, 1800. Napoleon Bonaparte is caught by the blast from an enormous cart bomb.
Tom Sutcliffe with Andrew Roberts, Jenny Uglow, Sudhir Hazareesingh and Gavin Plumley.
Series in which five people explore how aspects relating to Napoleon have affected them
Rosamund Bartlett explores the truth and the fiction of Tolstoy's War and Peace.
Josephine Bonaparte, first empress of France, chosen by Janine di Giovanni.
Andy Martin on how Stendahl followed Napoleon across Europe in 1812 and changed fiction.