In this series for Audible, Afua Hirsch speaks to six leading figures in British culture today – from poet Benjamin Zephaniah to actress Diana Rigg, broadcaster Anita Rani to novelist Nadifa Mohamed – and hears vivid family histories of the people who made the British Empire what it was. She explores how its ripples continue to shape our lives and sense of collective identity today.
“Accessible, fascinating” Metro.
“A sharpener” Esquire.
“Riveting & revelatory,” The Observer.
“Expansive & illuminating,” Financial Times.
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