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Not What You Thought You Knew

From the former slave that taught Darwin to the first female playwright who was also spy for the English King, historian Dr Fern Riddell is exploring some little-known characters from history to reveal not just their incredible stories, but also why they're so important for our view of what the past looked like.

From the former slave that taught Darwin to the first female playwright who was also spy for the English King, historian Dr Fern Riddell is exploring some little-known characters from history to reveal not just their incredible stories, but also why they're so important for our view of what the past looked like.

Episodes: 5

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Mary Anning the Pioneering Fossil Hunter

Duration: 43 min

Aphra Behn and Female Espionage

Duration: 37 min

The Mary Rose and the People of Tudor England

Duration: 33 min

Dr Fern Riddell's #NotWhatYouThought

Duration: 1 min

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