NPR’s The New Canterbury Tales

This week NPR (National Public Radio, USA) is running a series inspired by Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. NPR’s correspondent Rob Gifford is following the Canterbury Trail from London to Canterbury and covering issues of modern Britain along the way. It aired today for 10 minutes during in the 5:00-6:00 pm drive time slot. You can find the series website here with the stories that have already aired in print, podcast and an interactive Canterbury trail map.  Today they stopped at dockyard to talk about economics and immigration, but also talked about Charles Dickens home nearby. Its worth a listen for the Anglofiles out there.

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  1. […] Heavenfield notes that NPR is going the way of Chaucer’s pilgrims. […]

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