Vegetarianism: The Story So Far

People have been arguing for vegetarianism for a very long time. The history of animal advocacy stretches back to iron age Greece and India, where voices emerge from prehistory challenging the idea that other animals exist solely for humans.

This 15-part series tells the whole story, from antiquity to the present, spanning the world. People around the world have told me about their part of the story. I’ve examined a royal inscription from an Indian king with one of the few people who can read it; and seen vegetarian shoes made in post-revolutionary America. And I want to share these stories with you

Listen here, or at the many apps and websites in the “Get Free Shows” box.

Episodes are being released one a month during 2016 and early 2017.

Resonance FM will broadcast them to Greater London on the first Tuesday of every month at 5pm, repeated 10am on the following Thursday. Listen in on 104.4 FM if within transmitter range, or on DAB (UDAB multiplex; more info [PDF]).

The expenses for this project were raised by generous people around the world via a Kickstarter campaign. Backers are gratefully listed alongside the production team on the credits page.

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