History's Secret Heroes

16. Raymond Gurême: Escape Artist

May 6, 2024

A young circus performer from a traveling family in France breaks out of an internment camp and dedicates himself to bringing the Nazis down.

Helena Bonham Carter shines a light on extraordinary stories from World War Two. Join her for incredible tales of deception, acts of resistance and courage.

A BBC Studios Audio production for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds.

Producer: Suniti Somaiya Edit Producer: Melvin Rickarby Assistant Producer: Lorna Reader Executive Producer: Paul Smith Written by Alex von Tunzelmann Commissioning editor for Radio 4: Rhian Roberts

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