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  • Stephen Fry's Victorian Secrets

  • By: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Original Recording
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88

On the surface, the Victorian age is one of propriety, industry, prudishness and piety. But scratch the surface and you’ll find scandal, sadism, sex, madness, malice and murder. Presented by Stephen Fry, this series delves deep into a period of time we think we know, to discover an altogether darker reality. The stories we’re told offer a different perspective on an era which underwent massive social change. As education, trade, technology and culture blossomed, why was there an undercurrent of the ‘forbidden’ festering beneath Victorian society?

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  • Love this!

  • By bridget Huolohan on 28-11-2018

top notch

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Reviewed: 19-02-2019

factually fabulous and and characteristically charming. binged the whole thing and I loved it completely.