S2E01 - Paddy Ashdown and Bernard Cornwell (If you don’t love poetry, you should give up on life!)
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Former Lib Dem Leader, Paddy Ashdown, takes on international bestselling author Bernard Cornwell in the Book Off! This episode sees John Donne take on William Shakespeare, but who will win??? Hosted by Joe Haddow, the two historians discuss secret spies in the Second World War, the unravelling of English history, how politics of the 1930s are mirroring our society today, and lots of poetry.