Victoria writer Daisy Goodwin on history vs drama, gender politics and modern echoes

SPOILER WARNING: This podcast was recorded just after Series 3, Episode 4, when London is hit by a cholera outbreak.


Historical drama Victoria reigns supreme for ITV on Sunday nights - and has an empire abroad too on PBS and others.


Writer Daisy Goodwin joins Pod Save The Queen host Ann Gripper to discuss where history and drama meet, and why you can still have spoilers when you are writing about history. They also discuss womens' limited power at the time, why the Victorian age fascinates and its echoes with Queen Elizabeth II's reign. But what would Victoria think of Brexit...?



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