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“What an excellent thing is an English pudding,” Act I: The strange history & surprising way of a global food

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Guests
Rachel Laudan, author of Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History, blogs at A Historian’s Take on Food and Politics

Lynn Murphy, Reader in Linguistics at Sussex University, blogs at Separated by a Common Language

Actors
Alex de Ritis: Voltaire

Matt Preece: Francois-Maximilien Misson

Tom Mason: Samuel Johnson

James Thorpe: Shakespeare’s Prince Hal