Eighteenth Century Black London
Three percent of London’s population was black in the eighteenth century. Your host Stephen Fry introduces:
- An Enslaved Child and His Two Inheritances written by Milo Harries and performed by Cassius Konneh [17 Gough Square, Holborn, London]
- A Genius in Bondage written by Sara Fleming and performed by Jasmine Elcock [the Tower of London]
- Beethoven Could Not Believe His Ears written by James Rampton and performed by Stephen Fry [Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London and The Augarten Concert Hall in Vienna]
Sound editing by Viel Richardson.