Virginie Girod SEASON 2022 - 202306h00, December 27, 2022

Listen to the story of Anne Bonny, woman and pirate, pirate and woman, told by historian Virginie Girod, in an unpublished story in two episodes.

At the dawn of the 18th century, in the Caribbean Sea, forget your preconceived ideas according to which women were forbidden on boats or that pirates were all bloodthirsty!

In this episode of the "At the heart of History" podcast produced by Europe 1 Studio, Virginie Girod continues her story around the life of Anne Bonny, who now lives in Nassau, in the Bahamas, where she rubs shoulders with big names in the piracy like Blackbeard.

She ends up falling in love with a certain John Rackham and seeks to marry him as England plans to end the golden age of piracy.

This story is a Europe 1 Studio production.

Writing and presentation: Virginie Girod 

- Producer: Adele Humbert 

- Artistic direction: Adèle Humbert and Julien Tharaud 

- Directed by: Clement Ibrahim 

- Original music: Julien Tharaud 

- Additional music: Julien Tharaud and Sébastien Guidis 

- Communication: Kelly Decroix 

- Distribution and writing: Eloise Bertil 

- Visual: Sidonie Mangin


Marie-Ève ​​Sténuit, Women pirates, skimmers of the seas, Editions du Trésor, 2015. 

Alain Blondy, Pirates, Privateers and Buccaneers, Perrin, 2021.

Topics covered: Anne Bonny - pirate - piracy - John Rackham - Blackbeard - Pirates of the Caribbean

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