The Darkness And The Light

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201A0120010122

The first of two programmes exploring the light and dark sides of Victorian society through its literature.

1: Dark.

Featuring readings from Charles Dickens, John Ruskin, Henry Mayhew, an unknown pornographer and Jack the Ripper.

201A0220010129

The second of two programmes exploring the light and dark sides of Victorian society through its literature.

2: Light.

Featuring readings from works by Florence Nightingale, Charles Darwin and Queen Victoria.