E15: The Peterloo massacre with Mike Leigh

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

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