60 mins watch time
Posted December 2022
Touching on grief, loss and the legacy of war, the acclaimed historian share his journey to the haunting trenches of Arras, the Somme, Ypres and beyond.
Horatio Clare was born in London and raised on a sheep farm in South Wales. He read English at York University before joining the BBC as an arts radio producer. Horatio’s essays and features are published in The Financial Times, Travel + Leisure, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail, The Spectator and Conde Nast Traveller, where he is a Contributing Editor. He is a regular contributor to ‘From Our Own Correspondent’ on BBC Radio Four and the World Service. Horatio’s acclaimed books of nature and travel include Orison for a Curlew (2017), The Light in the Dark – A winter journal (2018) and Something of His Art – Walking to Lubeck with J S Bach (2018).
Sir Anthony Seldon is an educator, historian, writer and commentator. He’s a director of the Royal Shakespeare Company and Chair of the National Archives Trust. He is author or editor of over forty books on contemporary history, politics and education, including The Impossible Office?, May at 10 and Blair Unbound.