22 min

Pop Enlightenments Season 2 Episode 8 Pop Enlightenments

    • Arts

In this final episode of its second season, the Pop Enlightenments podcast explores the strange world of eighteenth-century castrati and how they've been portrayed in popular culture of recent decades. Emrys is again joined by Brianna Robertson-Kirkland to discuss the film Farinelli (1994), Anne Rice's novel Cry to Heaven (1982), the play Farinelli and the King (2015) and the BBC's Casanova (2005).

In this final episode of its second season, the Pop Enlightenments podcast explores the strange world of eighteenth-century castrati and how they've been portrayed in popular culture of recent decades. Emrys is again joined by Brianna Robertson-Kirkland to discuss the film Farinelli (1994), Anne Rice's novel Cry to Heaven (1982), the play Farinelli and the King (2015) and the BBC's Casanova (2005).

22 min

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