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9:30 AM GMT on November 12, 2023

Legacy - A new series, presented by the writer and broadcaster Afia Hirsch and historian Peter Frankopan, re-examining the lives of some of the most notable people in our history, to work out whether we should reconsider their reputation and legacy. As this podcast comes from Wondery, the same makers of British Scandal, you can expect immersive storytelling and production, with sharp analysis and reaction.

“We’re living in an age where a lot of those received wisdoms or ideas that have been handed down more comfortably for generations are, rightly, being debated in a new way and a new light,” says Hirsch. 

The first set of episodes looks at the life of Napoleon. Episodes are out weekly, but you can get the first few sets of episodes now if you are a subscriber to Wondery+.

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