Wedgwood: the radical potter

Tristram Hunt discusses Josiah Wedgwood; groundbreaking potter, enterprising businessman and political radical

Tristram Hunt discusses Josiah Wedgwood; groundbreaking potter, enterprising businessman and political radical. (Image by Getty Images)

Tristram Hunt, author of The Radical Potter, discusses the life and work of Josiah Wedgwood (1730-1795), from his groundbreaking ceramic creations and enterprising business ventures to his political radicalism.

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Tristram Hunt is the author of The Radical Potter: Josiah Wedgwood and the Transformation of Britain (Allen Lane, 2021)