How do empires rise? Why do they fall? And how have they shaped the world around us today?
William Dalrymple and Anita Anand explore the stories, personalities and events of empire over the course of history.
Francis Barber: Abolition, the Navy, and the Enlightenment
Francis Barber is established in Dr Johnson’s household. He is his servant, but he is more than that. Their relationship is more akin to father-son, than master-servant. So how did this impact Dr Johnson? And will things remain this way? Listen as William and Anita are once again joined by Peter Moore to discuss the second part of Francis Barber’s life
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Producer: Callum Hill
Exec Producer: Jack Davenport + Neil Fearn
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