Mr Cole back at V&A for Christmas

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© Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Did you miss Mr Cole’s visit to the V&A last Christmas?  Well, he’s back!  

Listen to  Mr Cole comes to Kensington on the V&A website.  To whet your appetite, here’s the V&A’s dynamic founder on evening openings at the V&A – then the South Kensington Museum – in 1857 . . .

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Mr Cole comes to Kensington
ChromeRadio for BBC Radio 4
First broadcast 23 December 2013

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Presenter: Sir Christopher Frayling
Producer: Catriona Oliphant
Executive Producer: Mukti Jain Campion
Readings: Roy McMillan

Contributors include Dame Zandra Rhodes and Sir Roy Strong

Our grateful thanks to all at the V&A who made the programme possible, with special thanks to our contributors – Professor Martin Roth, Christopher Marsden, Victoria Broackes and Dr Marjorie Trusted – and to Olivia Colling, Head of Press.



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