Interview with Ian Hislop for RIN project website about Cruikshank, Dickens, and satire, May 2016

    Activity: Public engagement and outreachMedia Article or Participation


    Ian Hislop, satirist, broadcaster, historian, and editor of Private Eye, chats to Roehampton’s Dr Mary L. Shannon about his new radio play ‘Trial by Laughter’ (co-written with Nick Newman) which dramatizes the trial of William Hone for libel in 1817, press freedom, and the importance of satirical images in the nineteenth century.
    Period9 May 2016