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Leonardo: bringing Da Vinci to the screen

Frank Spotnitz and Steve Thompson, creators of the new drama Leonardo starring Aidan Turner, talk about the inspirations behind their series on the Renaissance polymath

Published: April 16, 2021 at 11:44 am
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In this HistoryExtra bonus episode, Frank Spotnitz and Steve Thompson, creators of the new drama Leonardo starring Aidan Turner, talk about their inspirations for their series on the Renaissance polymath Leonardo Da Vinci, and how the crew brought the world of Renaissance Italy to life.

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Elinor EvansDigital editor

Elinor Evans is digital editor of HistoryExtra.com. She commissions and writes history articles for the website, and regularly interviews historians for the award-winning HistoryExtra podcast

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