Not What You Thought You Knew


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From the former slave that taught Darwin to the first female playwright who was also a spy for the English King, historian Dr Fern Riddell is exploring some little-known characters from history to reveal not just their incredible stories, but also why they're so important for our view of what the past looked like.

16 episodes