Interview with Dr Una McIlvenna

This Sunday 2nd September marked the 352nd anniversary of the Great Fire of London. Hansen Lecturer in History Dr Una McIlvenna spoke with ABC’s Nightlife program about the impact of the disaster on a city that had just suffered the Great Plague Year of 1665 and the disastrous Second Anglo-Dutch War. Have a listen to her talk about the fire and even sing a ballad from the period!

Listen to the interview here: