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Time for a hilarious look at the life of the infamous pirate, Blackbeard. Greg Jenner is joined by comedian Stu Goldsmith and historian Dr Rebecca Simon.

Timbers are shivering as Greg Jenner digs down on the legendary pirate, Blackbeard. Why did Blackbeard blockade a small town while scratching himself in frustration? How many wives is too many wives? And what exactly did he put in his beard?

Greg’s joined by historian and piracy expert Dr Rebecca Simon and comedian Stu Goldsmith, host of the Comedian’s Comedian podcast.

Produced by Dan Morelle
Scripted by Greg Jenner
Researched by Emma Nagouse

A Muddy Knees Media production for BBC Radio 4

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45 minutes

Last on

Sat 14 Nov 2020 10:30


  • Sat 14 Nov 2020 10:30

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