Catriona Seth, visits Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, built in the 19th century by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, a great collector of 18th century decorative arts, especially objects associated with Marie-Antoinette.
Catriona Seth is Marshal Foch Professor of French Literature, at the University Of Oxford. With Pippa Shirley, Head of Collections and Gardens, and curators Rachel Jacobs and Dr Mia Jackson, Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire.
Music - Excerpts From Haydn's Symphony No 85 In B-Flat Major ('La Reine'), Licensed Courtesy Of Naxos Music Uk Ltd.
Production - ChromeRadio for TORCH / Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford - Producer - Catriona Oliphant.