BBC Radio 3 will be broadcasting a series of 'Anglo-Saxon Portraits' in their 'Essay' slot, over thirty programmes (3 sets of ten 15-minute episodes) beginning on Monday 15th October at 10.45pm and continuing into 2013. The first essay, on Vortigern, is by Barry Cunliffe. Further information about the series here. Future programmes are set to cover Augustine of Canterbury (presented by the archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams) and King Raedwald (presented by Martin Carver), amongst many other topics. And the episodes should be available from the Radio 3 website via the 'listen again' function.
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