Wigtown Book Festival 2017 - Ann De Courcy

Sep 29, 2017, 12:00 PM

The Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York.

Towards the end of the nineteenth century and for the first few years of the twentieth, a strange invasion took place in Britain. The citadel of power, privilege and breeding in which the titled, land-owning governing class had barricaded itself for so long was breached. Red Szell talks to Ann De Coucy in this interview clipped from the full Wigtown show.