Westminster historian advises research team for ITV series Mr Selfridge
6 February 2015
Harry Gordon Selfridge, founder of the department store, was a heavy gambler, and Dr Clapson was asked for information on casinos and gaming in interwar Britain and France.
Dr Clapson is the author of A Bit of a Flutter, a much-cited book that looks at gambling in Britain since Victorian times.
More about Dr Mark Clapson.
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