The Fair Intellectual Club

Episodes

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01An Encounter with Mr Newton20161103

In pre-enlightenment Edinburgh, the Fair Intellectuals lead Newton to the laws of gravity.

Lucy Porter's sitcom set in pre-enlightenment Edinburgh.

02A Rendezvous with Mr Voltaire20161110

The young ladies teach Voltaire the value of free speech and new uses for broom handles.

Lucy Porter's sitcom set in pre-enlightenment Edinburgh.

03An Encounter with Mr Handel20161117

The scholarly secret society inspires Mr Handel's latest hit on Edinburgh's Calton Hill.

Lucy Porter's sitcom set in pre-enlightenment Edinburgh.

04A Sojourn with Mr Swift20161124

Jonathan Swift unwittingly creates his masterpiece with the aid of the secret society.

Lucy Porter's sitcom set in pre-enlightenment Edinburgh.

05An Engagement with Mr Hogarth20161201

Portraits and Poteen delight the Fair Intellectuals when Mr Hogarth comes to Edinburgh.

Lucy Porter's sitcom set in pre-enlightenment Edinburgh.

06A Fling with Mr Franklin20161208

Ben Franklin arrives in a thunderstorm and wins the Fair Intellectuals' hearts and minds.

Lucy Porter's sitcom set in pre-enlightenment Edinburgh.