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Stories of people, places and events from Devon’s history with James Watts. Episodes can be heard on Michael Chequer’s evening show with a new podcast every fortnight.

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Stories of people, places and events from Devon’s history with James Watts. Episodes can be heard on Michael Chequer’s evening show with a new podcast every fortnight.

    Margaret Partridge - The powerhouse who built powerhouses

    Margaret Partridge - The powerhouse who built powerhouses

    The story of a pioneering Devon electrical engineer.

    • 17 min
    Devon's Fortune Fabric - Mrs Treadwin's Lace Manufactory

    Devon's Fortune Fabric - Mrs Treadwin's Lace Manufactory

    RAMM volunteers Liz Trebble and Carol McFadzean on lace livelihoods, royalty & smuggling,

    • 20 min
    A Less Than Dickensian Devon Christmas

    A Less Than Dickensian Devon Christmas

    Dr Todd Gray on the demeaning practice of "gooding" in 1870s rural Devon.

    • 18 min
    Fairies, Demons and Folk Medicine – Devon’s Male Witch

    Fairies, Demons and Folk Medicine – Devon’s Male Witch

    Professor Marion Gibson from the University of Exeter on John Walsh - a 1500s Witch

    • 20 min
    Behind Enemy Lines - a WW2 story of love, espionage and tragedy

    Behind Enemy Lines - a WW2 story of love, espionage and tragedy

    Devon author Chris Robillard with a tale of spies killed behind enemy lines.

    • 17 min
    Wounded In Action - Devon's WW1 Hospitals

    Wounded In Action - Devon's WW1 Hospitals

    Turning 66 sites across Devon into functioning wartime hospitals with Dr Julia Neville.

    • 19 min

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