🎧 Historical Fiction
🎧 The Forgotten Novels of World War Two
In 2019 four novels that had long been out of print were re-published in the Imperial War Museum Wartime Classics series. It aims to give forgotten novels set in the Second World War a new lease of life. Two more are now being published, novels that take the reader right into the heart of the conflict. Rob Weinberg has been finding out more from Alan Jeffreys, Senior Curator at the Imperial War Museum.
Up Next in Season 1
🎧 The Secret Guests
Set in 1940, The Secret Guests speculates what would have happened if the young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret were sent to a remote stately home in Ireland to get away from the Blitz on London. When a dead body turns up, it takes every effort to uncover the truth and stop the girls’ identitie...
🎧 The Conqueror
In the year AD312 Rome is teetering on the brink of war and Constantine's army is on the move. On the Rhine frontier, a Germanic pagan joins the Roman army as a spy, while in Rome itself the pious daughter of a senator finds her self caught in anti-Christian politics. In this edition of Historica...
🎧 Queen Anne's Favourite: The Real Sa...
Sarah Churchill – Duchess of Marlborough – was the politically influential intimate and then, blackmailer of Queen Anne. Sarah Churchill was vividly brought to life in the film The Favourite, in which she was played by Rachel Weisz. But does the film do Sarah Churchill and Queen Anne justice? How...