Greg Jenner is joined by returning guests, historian Dr Emma Southon and comedian Cariad Lloyd as they travel back to 1st-century Rome to meet Agrippina the Younger. Empress, overbearing mother of the Emperor Nero and murderer, but how much of what has been written about this extraordinary woman is true? What does it really take to survive as a woman at the top of the Roman Empire?
Produced by Cornelius Mendez
Script by Greg Jenner and Emma Nagouse
Research by Harry Prance
A production by The Athletic for BBC Radio 4.
Published on Friday, 15th January 2021.
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