A People's History with John McDonnell

Episode 1 - The Peasants' Revolt

Episode Summary

Join John and three expert historians for a discussion of the Peasants' Revolt of 1381 and the people’s revolts of the 15th and 16th centuries.

Episode Notes

What caused the people's revolts? What was society really like in this period? And what were the lasting consequences for working people in Britain? 

John McDonnell explores this area of our history with historians Martin Empson, Ted Vallance and Justine Firnhaber-Baker, and a more recent employer of camp tactics in Climate Camp and Occupy, Joe Ryle.