In conversation with… Ian Hislop

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By marylshannon

Ian Hislop, satirist, broadcaster, historian, and editor of Private Eye, chats to Roehampton’s Dr Mary L. Shannon about his new radio play ‘Trial by Laughter’ (co-written with Nick Newman) which dramatizes the trial of William Hone for libel in 1817, press freedom, and the importance of satirical images in the nineteenth century.

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Source:: https://romanticillustrationnetwork.wordpress.com/2016/05/09/in-conversation-with-ian-hislop/