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The emperor's little woman

September 28th, 2015

Episode 422 of 943 episodes

An emperor in exile, an island prison and a pretty young girl - all the ingredients of a steamy potboiler; but how much of the story of Bestsy Balcombe and Napoleon Bonaparte was fact and how much prurient speculation?

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