" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley
Lynsey Hanley was born in Birmingham in 1976. She moved to London in 1994 to study politics and history at Queen Mary and Westfield College, London. She writes for the Observer, The Guardian, The Word and the New Statesman. Her first book, Estates: An Intimate History, is published by Granta Books.
first broadcast on 1st August 2008.