Join popular TV and radio presenter, journalist and author Stuart Maconie as he talks about walking 300 miles from Jarrow to London. He was retracing the famous Jarrow Crusade – a march in the autumn of 1936 by 200 men to protest mass unemployment and extreme poverty.
Stuart Maconie walked the 300 miles from Jarrow to London in October 2016, retracing the famous Jarrow Crusade 80 years on, through a divided, complex country that echoes 1936 in many ways. From choral evensong to curry house, from austerity to affluence, from Wearside to Westminster, join him on an entertaining, impassioned, enlightening journey through Britain then and now.
Stuart is a bestselling author of travel, culture and social history books as well as one of Britain’s best known radio presenters across many BBC networks
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