The Peasants’ Revolt and a Cold War spy

Melvyn Bragg introduces his historical novel on the 14th-century uprising, while Andrew Lownie describes the remarkable career of Guy Burgess


Author and broadcaster Melvyn Bragg introduces his latest historical novel, Now is the Time, which centres on the 14th-cenury uprising. Meanwhile, we talk to Andrew Lownie about his new biography of a key member of the Cambridge Spy Ring, Guy Burgess.