55 mins watch time
Posted September 2021
Industrialist and scientist, revolutionary entrepreneur and social pioneer, dissenter and abolitionist: Josiah Wedgwood was a beacon of the industrial revolution whose impact was felt across the globe. He revolutionised production, design, merchandising, sales and marketing – helping to turn Britain into a nation of mass consumers. Director of the V&A Tristram Hunt explores the life of this ground-breaking figure.