Your chance to know Thomas Paine, the British born founding father of the American Revolution – and certainly the most colourful and passionate one.
He also had an important role in the French Revolution and was an unblinking critic of tyranny, superstition, religious oppression, special privilege and exploitation. He was also the 18th century’s most widely read writer.
Paul Myles is a key member of Britain’s Thomas Paine Society. He has written and lectured extensively on Paine.