Real Dictators podcast series, featuring Dr Peter Anderson 

Dr Peter Anderson features as one of the historians in a new set of programmes on the life of General Francisco Franco in the Real Dictators podcast series.

Real Dictators ‘fuses immersive, dramatic storytelling with interviews with world-renowned experts’ and debuted top of the ITunes history charts in 17 countries. 

The programmes on General Franco are narrated by the actor Paul McGann and trace Franco’s life from childhood, his time as a brutal army commander in Spain’s colony in north Africa, his rise to power in the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939 and the brutal nature of his dictatorship which saw hundreds of thousands of opponents killed behind the lines: a difficult past Spaniards still struggle to come to terms with today. 

Listen to the Real Dictators series