🎧 Danny Boyle: Pages of the Sea, a 14-18Now Centenary Event
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Danny Boyle joins Dan to discuss his 14-18 Now project, Pages of the Sea, which marks 100 years since the Armistice.
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Professor Paul Cartledge is Professor of Greek Culture emeritus University of Cambridge and author of many books, most recently, Democracy: A Life.