Professor Catriona Seth on In Our Time

Maria Teresa as Grand Master of St Stephens Orden by Martin van MeytensIn the most recent episode of the cult BBC Radio 4 series, In Our Time, Professor Catriona Seth FBA was Melvyn Bragg’s guest to talk about Austrian Empress Maria Theresa, along with Professor Martyn Brady (UCL) and Dr Thomas Biskup (Hull)

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000nlyv

Catriona said ‘Because of the current conditions, we had to record everything remotely so I was in my Office in College rather than in the BBC studios in London. I did not get a chance to meet the other interviewees, but our IT team supplied a very impressive microphone for me, the conversation seemed to flow naturally and Simon Tillotson and the crew produced the programme with their usual expertise.’

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