Podcast episode about the Peterloo massacre of 1819 with Mike Leigh, director of his new film, Peterloo, and Dr Jacqueline Riding, author and historical consultant on the film.
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Peterloo is out in cinemas now, so do check it out! Trailer and more info about the film here: www.peterloofilm.co.uk
This is a short history of the Peterloo massacre: libcom.org/history/history-peterloo-massacre-1819
Jacqueline’s book, Peterloo: The story of the Manchester massacre, with a foreword by Mike Leigh, is available here: amzn.to/2JJeKzP
Thanks to Premier Communications for audio clips used in this episode
Edited by Jesse French