Audio slideshow: Gladstone's legacy

It is 200 years since the birth of Liberal statesman and four times Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone - and for the BBC Radio 4 series Beyond Westminster Michael Crick travelled to the family estate in Flintshire.

He spoke to the Liberal leader's great-grandson, Sir William Gladstone, and Peter Francis, the warden of nearby St Deiniol's, Library, which houses thousands of WE Gladstone's books.

Archive images courtesy Getty Images. Music courtesy KPM Music.

Beyond Westminster can be heard on BBC Radio 4 at 1102 GMT on Saturday 26 December.

Slideshow production by Paul Vickers and Paul Kerley. Publication date 25 December 2009.


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