Episode 3

Published on:

4th Apr 2023

Georgiana and Diana

This week we look at Princess Diana and (more closely) her 18th Century forebear/ancestor, Georgiana, and reflect on what it is to be a woman in the full glare of the media and public view. Hosted by Shama Rahman.

  • Parallel Lives written by Holly Harland and performed by Dame Joanna Lumley [Kensington Palace and Devonshire House, Central London]
  • She Had to Sit on the Floor written by Holly Harland and performed by Zak Ghazi-Torbati [Tavistock Street, Covent Garden]
  • Votes for Kisses written by Holly Harland and performed by Kate Reid [Henrietta St, Southampton St, Tavistock Street and the Piazza, Covent Garden]

Sound editing by Viel Richardson.

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