Wed, 24 May 2017
Fancy a change of career? Zoe Lyons has a suggestion. How about digging a trench in your garden, filling it with water and lying down submerged in a barrel for half an hour? Sound stupid? Well it is a surefire way of becoming filthy rich in the 18th century. So hold your breath while we chat treasure, sharks, and being sucked up your own air pipe. Eeep!
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John Lethbridge - inventor the first underwater diving machine in 1715. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Lethbridge
Zoe Lyons is a British comedian (currently on TOUR of the UK!) she is also an amatuer scuba diver - www.zoelyons.co.uk
Iszi Lawrence is a comedian and podcasterer and contributor to BBC's Making History and presenter of The British Museum Membercast. www.iszi.com @iszi_lawrence
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