Humanity Dick - The Irishman who founded the RSPCA

We speak to Sean Leonard, the man behind a one man show coming to the Brighton Fringe about Richard Martin MP who was known affectionately as "Humanity Dick". The Galway MP was a celebrity duellist, father of animal rights and the RSPCA, infamous cuckold and rolling financial disaster.

We hear more about the colourful character and what to expect from the show Humanity Dick: A Tale of Beasts and Bullets.

The show runs from 8th to 11th May at Junkyard Dogs in Brighton.

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