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24 minutes | Jun 22, 2021
The Pubs Are Open!
Can the Greene King pub chain and its founder Benjamin Greene help us understand the rise of Britain's pub culture and its links with the Transatlantic Slave Trade? Featuring author Vaughn Scribner (https://twitter.com/vaughnscribner) from the University of Arkansas and Liverpool's International Slavery Museum's Dr. Richard Benjamin (https://twitter.com/drrpbenjamin). Greene King founding story (https://www.greeneking.co.uk/our-company/our-history/) Greene King and International Slavery Museum announcement (shorturl.at/gFXZ1) Full Episode Transcript (shorturl.at/boFZ1) CREDITS Produced by Renay Richardson Researchers are Dr. Alison Bennett and Arisa Loomba Sound Design by Ben Yellowitz with J Hope on the strings Vocal pieces by James Collins and Caleb Kunle Flute by Sian Herbert Production assistant is Rory Boyle This is a Broccoli Production
22 minutes | Jun 15, 2021
City with a Slaving Past
Liverpool is a city that appears to be leading the way with how it is reconciling its history. In this episode, we look at what we can learn from Liverpool and where work still needs to be done. Featuring Dr. Richard Benjamin (https://twitter.com/DrRPBenjamin), head of Liverpool's Internation Slavery Museum (https://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/visit) Full Episode Transcript (shorturl.at/mHM38) CREDITS Produced by Renay Richardson Researchers are Dr. Alison Bennett and Arisa Loomba Sound design by Ben Yellowitz. Steel Pan and Flute by Sian Herbert Extra sound recordings - Sandra Dobrozemsky J Hope on Violin Our Production Assistant is Rory Boyle. This is a Broccoli Production
25 minutes | Jun 8, 2021
Woolly Morals part 1
The picturesque County of Powys in Wales, had an abstruse but vital role in the Slave trade. We uncover how everyday families got swept up in the business and production of Welsh Cloth, a cloth used to not only clothe enslaved people but also trade them. ⚠️ Content Warning: This episode contains descriptions of brutality, listener discretion advised. Featuring Dr. Marian Gwynn (https://www.mariangwyn.com/) Full episode transcript (shorturl.at/cBDNW) CREDITS Produced by Renay Richardson Researchers Dr Alison Bennett and Arisa Loomba Sound design by Ben Yellowitz The original song you heard was Tudor Gwynn Suganami Jones which is about Sir Henry Morgan Steel pan and flute by Sian Herbert Extra sound recordings - Sandra Dobrozemsky J Hope on Violin James Collins - Choral vocals. Production Assistant is Rory Boyle. This is a Broccoli Production.
28 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
A Sour Taste
For some, chocolate can provide a pure moment of escapism, for others, it's a luxurious treat. But how is one of Britain's best-known brands; 'Cadbury's, connected to Britain's slaving past, and is chocolate really so sweet? This episode features chocolate historian Craig Methven from Brixton's Chocolate Museum (https://www.thechocolatemuseum.co.uk/) and Tony's Chocolony's Choco Evangelist Ynzo van Zanten (https://twitter.com/ynzo). Full episode transcript (shorturl.at/gyJ12) Tony's Chocolonely's Mission (shorturl.at/imxV2) CREDITS Produced by Renay Richardson Researchers are Dr. Alison Bennett and Arisa Loomba Sound design by Ben Yellowitz Flute - Sian Herbert Extra sound recordings by Sandra Dobrozemsky J Hope on Violin Production Assistant is Rory Boyle This is a Broccoli Production.
29 minutes | May 25, 2021
Lords of the Manor
How is Drayton Manor Theme Park in Staffordshire, the Metropolitan Police, and the modern Conservative party connected? Sir Robert Peel Jr, that's how, and in this episode, we explore the links between powerful men, country manors, and wealth built from Slavery. This episode features Dr. Madge Dresser and Dr. Sami Pinarbasi An Update from Sami Pinarbasi The Peelian Principles Full episode transcript CREDITS Produced by Renay Richardson Sound designed by Ben Yellowitz Researchers Arisa Loomba and Dr. Alison Bennett Flute by Sian Herbert This is a Broccoli Production
30 minutes | May 18, 2021
The Tree of Life
In Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth near Grantham, Lincolnshire is a house, Walthorpe Manor and within the grounds of this house, an apple tree. The very tree a young Sir Isaac Newton sat under which started his exploration of gravity. We discover how one of England's greatest minds, science, and Lincolnshire is linked to Britain's slaving past. Featuring Professor Simon Schaffer and Professor Kate Murphy. CREDITS Written by Moya Lothian-McLean Produced by Renay Richardson Researchers are Arisa Loomba and Dr. Alison Bennet Sound Design and original music by Ben Yellowitz Violin by J Hope Thanks to Sandra Dobrozemsky for additional support and Tony Phillips This is a Broccoli Production
28 minutes | May 11, 2021
Where there's a Will, there's a Way
We begin our journey in Herefordshire. Kington, specifically, to discover the story behind Lady Hawkin's School and its links to Sir John Hawkin's, Britain's first slave trader. Featuring Dr. Mirander Kaufmann and Dr. Misha Ewen. A school with a slaving past CREDITS Written by Moya Lothian-McLean Produced by Renay Richardson Researchers are Arisa Loomba and Dr. Alison Bennet Sound Design and original music by Ben Yellowitz Violin J Hope Thanks to Sandra Dobrozemsky for additional support and Tony Phillips This is a Broccoli Production
2 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Human Resources Trailer
A news series exploring Britain's modern day links to the transatlantic slave trade, hosted by Moya Lothian-McLean.
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