National Trust: Prejudice and Pride
By National Trust
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Listen to a new six-part podcast series, presented by broadcaster and author Clare Balding, which explores the lost and hidden LGBTQ stories from our places as we mark the 50th anniversary of the partial de-criminalisation of homosexuality.
||CleanEpisode 6 - Standing Tall by Hadrian’s Wall||When Emperor Hadrian ruled ancient Rome from AD 117 – 138, there was nothing unusual about same sex relations. Clare Balding discusses queer culture in the ancient world with Stuart Frost, Head of Interpretation at the British Museum. E-J Scott is ou||24 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 - Party Palaces: Fancy dress, theatricality and performativity||Queer performance can be a chance to celebrate and cement identities. Clare Balding talks with leading Queer Theorist Matt Cook, and the writer and performer Seiriol Davies. E-J Scott is at Plas Newydd in Wales to explore the extraordinary life of...||17 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 - Women’s intimacy||This episode, women take centre stage as we explore some fascinating herstory at National Trust places. Clare Balding talks with Amy Tooth-Murphy, an expert on the history of sexuality, and Nino Strachey, Head of Specialist Advice at the National...||10 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 - Traces: the overlooked, shifting and unrecoverable||There are many stories that have been left out of recorded history, including those of LGBTQ people. So how can we find the traces of these lives and how do they change our understanding of history? In this episode, Clare Balding is joined by Cultural..||3 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 - Retreating creatively||The privacy and tranquility of creative retreats provide a haven for artists and writers. Joining Clare Balding to discuss this topic is the writer Will Eaves and Clare Barlow, Assistant Curator at Tate Britain, who has curated the exhibition 'Que...||27 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 - Collectors, collections and creators: artists & artistry||Clare Balding presents a series exploring the dramatic and surprising LGBTQ history of National Trust places. Clare is joined in the studio by the author of the National Trust's Prejudice and Pride guidebook, Alison Oram, and Rachael Lennon, who c...||20 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Well presented, informative and interesting. Shame it's not going to be a permanent podcast as Claire Balding is excellent
Good podcast shame about the bigoted host
Good quality content as per usual, just a shame about the bigoted rude Balding heading the show. Cannot stand people with her attitude toward other human beings