Free-thinking Dinners in the Age of Revolutions

This week, Lucy Dallas is joined by Kathryn Sutherland to tuck into the three o'clock dinners of Joseph Johnson, publisher and friend of Mary Wollstonecraft, Joseph Priestley, Henry Fuseli, Williams Blake and Wordsworth, and many more great minds of that era. And Boyd Tonkin explains that Napoleon's conqueror, the "Iron Duke" of Wellington, had a great and unexpected gift for friendship - with women.

'Dinner with Joseph Johnson' by Daisy Hay

'Wellington, women and friendship' at Apsley House, London, until October 30

Produced by Sophia Franklin

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