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The Matter of the North

S1-E8 The Radical North

S1-E8 The Radical North

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Melvyn Bragg examines the radical movements that sprang from the North, including Chartism, the campaign for women's votes, anti-slavery protests, and the birth of the Labour Party. He is joined by actress Maxine Peake, who is known for her roles in The Theory of Everything and the TV series Silk.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Melvyn Bragg
Producer Faith Lawrence


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