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The TLS Podcast

Here Comes the Sun

This week, TLS editors and writers guide you through a summer of reading; and Sarah Watling explores the extraordinary story of an artistic double act.


'Dorothy Hepworth and Patricia Preece: An Untold Story', Charleston, Lewes, Sussex

'The Secret Art of Dorothy Hepworth, aka Patricia Preece', by Denys J. Wilcox


Produced by Charlotte Pardy

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