Illustration by Jacques Onfroy de Breville, 1908. Picture Credit: Stefano Bianchetti/Corbis via Getty Images

Lies, damned lies, and biopics

Ridley Scott’s casual treatment of truth in Napoleon does a disservice to both history and storytelling


Ridley Scott’s Napoleon bends history to breaking point. Professor Jeremy Black joins Graham Stewart to talk historical fact and fiction and why truth matters.

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