Mementoes and Mayhem

This week, Lucy Dallas and Alex Clark are joined by TLS classics editor Mary Beard to find out what the Romans brought back from their holidays, and novelist Edward Docx is roused to righteous fury over the parlous state of the House of Commons.

‘Destinations in Mind: Portraying Places on the Roman empire’s souvenirs’ by Kimberly Cassibry

’Souvenirs and the Experience of Empire in Ancient Rome’ by Maggie L. Popkin

‘Held in Contempt: What’s wrong with the House of Commons?’ by Hannah White

Produced by Sophia Franklin

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