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Monday, 5 January 2015

Magna Carta series on BBC Radio 4

This week members of the Magna Carta Project will appear in a four-part series on Magna Carta broadcast on BBC Radio 4. The series, beginning on Monday 5th January at 09.00, opens with an episode on ‘The Road to Runnymede’. It will feature MCP Principal Investigator Nicholas Vincent and Co-investigators David Carpenter and Louise Wilkinson, as well as British Library lead curator and MCP member Claire Breay. The team will discuss with host Melvyn Bragg the background to the Charter. Programmes 2, 3 and 4 will be broadcast on the following three days. 

You can find out more about the series, and access podcasts after the programmes' broadcast, on the BBC website.


  1. The freedoms espoused only revceive perfunctory recognition in our sham democracy.