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Lawrence of Arabia

Bridget Kendall and guests discuss TE Lawrence, a British scholar and adventurer whose involvement with the Arab Revolt during World War One inspired a legendary film.

T.E Lawrence was a British scholar and adventurer whose involvement with the Arab Revolt during the World War One inspired one of the most celebrated films in cinema history. So how did a man who was offered a knighthood and became an international celebrity end his days in near obscurity? Bridget Kendall is joined by historians James Barr and Juliette Desplat, and writer Scott Anderson to discuss his life and legacy.

Photo: T. E. Lawrence.
Photo by Hulton Archive / Getty Images.

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Tue 27 Mar 2018 23:06GMT

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