Wed, 25 May 2016
We are not amused... or are we? If you like you puns this is the episode for you. Find out about the popular jokes of the past, and the market that were sold in. What joke went viral over 100 years ago? Dr Bob Nicholson is here to let you know!
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Thomas Lansing Masson https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Lansing_Masson
With thanks to:
Bob Nicholson Historian of Victorian popular culture. Senior Lecturer at Edgehill University. Curator of Victorian Humour https://twitter.com/VictorianHumour
Iszi Lawrence is a comedian and podcasterer www.iszi.com (she also has a cat called Vincent)
Making History on BBC Radio 4http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qxrc