Betwixt The Sheets: The History of Sex, Scandal & Society


Mussolini's Favourite Daughter

Ep. 63

What do we know about the people who shared the surname Mussolini with the Italian fascist dictator?

Edda Mussolini may have been Benito’s daughter, but she was also the wife of a convicted traitor, an unwilling mother and a hard-drinking socialite.


To find out about Edda’s life and its connections with the Italian and German leadership, Kate spoke to Caroline Moorehead, author of the new biography ‘Edda Mussolini: The Most Dangerous Woman in Europe’.

*WARNING there are adult words and themes in this episode*

Produced by Charlotte Long and Sophie Gee. Mixed by Sophie Gee.


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