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From award-winning podcasters, Noiser, this is the story of Napoleon Bonaparte.

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From award-winning podcasters, Noiser, this is the story of Napoleon Bonaparte.

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    Part 1: The Humble Corsican

    Part 1: The Humble Corsican

    You’ve heard the name Napoleon Bonaparte. But who was he, really? In 1769 a boy is born on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. He will go on to become an emperor - a virtual god in his adopted homeland, a nemesis to his international foes. So how does Napoleon become the most powerful man on Earth? And why doesn’t he stop, even once he has it all?
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    A Noiser production, written by Jeff Dawson.
    This is Part 1 of 6.
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    • 51 min
    Part 2: The Italian Job

    Part 2: The Italian Job

    After a quickie wedding, Napoleon Bonaparte dashes south to take command of the French Army in Italy. Here he announces himself with a devastating display of battlefield brilliance. In Milan, he gets a taste for political rule and good living. Napoleon will return to Paris both as a military hero and a budding statesman...
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    A Noiser production, written by Jeff Dawson.
    This is Part 2 of 6.
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    • 45 min
    Part 3: The Egyptian Adventure

    Part 3: The Egyptian Adventure

    Napoleon sails for the Middle East. After the Battle of the Pyramids, a scientific mission makes remarkable findings, introducing the Western world to the mysteries of Ancient Egypt. But after a drubbing from Britain’s naval supremo, Horatio Nelson, Napoleon does a runner. His return to Paris is timed to perfection. Almost by accident, Bonaparte will seize power…
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    A Noiser production, written by Jeff Dawson.
    This is Part 3 of 6.
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    • 51 min
    Part 4: The Emperor Strikes Back

    Part 4: The Emperor Strikes Back

    Bonaparte storms back into Italy, reconquering all that had been lost. Back home, in Notre-Dame Cathedral, thousands of dignitaries watch on as the untouchable general crowns himself emperor. Intent on destroying Britain, he plans a seaborne invasion. But Lord Nelson has other ideas...
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    A Noiser production, written by Jeff Dawson.
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    • 54 min
    Part 5: Downfall in Russia

    Part 5: Downfall in Russia

    Napoleon’s blockade of Britain begins. Amidst the fall-out, France launches an invasion of Spain. The Duke of Wellington arrives on the scene. After another dispute with Russia, Bonaparte assembles his biggest ever army. It will do the unthinkable and march on Moscow...
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    • 55 min
    Part 6: Showdown at Waterloo

    Part 6: Showdown at Waterloo

    With Napoleon deposed and in exile, it appears to be game over. But even now he is planning a comeback. After the mother of all prison breaks, Napoleon marches back up through France. Reinstating himself as emperor, he will rally his troops for one last battle...
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    A Noiser production, written by Jeff Dawson.
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    • 54 min

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15 Ratings

15 Ratings

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