The Culture Show

The Culture Show: Maxine Peake - Performance, Protest and Peterloo

Series 10 - Episode 4 The Culture Show: Maxine Peake - Performance, Protest and Peterloo

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Summary

New series. Miranda Sawyer meets actress Maxine Peake as she prepared for her appearance at the Manchester International Festival, where she performed Shelley's The Masque of Anarchy - written as a response to the 1819 Peterloo massacre. Peake talks about why she feels the poem is more relevant than ever and reveals the people and places that are important to her.
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