Oct 10, 2018
This is not a very Z List episode if you are already a Basketball fan but I'm guessing, not many of us history nerds are... Steve Cross is tho! He explains the magic formula to inventing a world-popular sport. (And it is more than just a random number generator with a soap opera attached.. but not that much more!)...
Aug 29, 2018
What has Pears Soap, a soprano, bell ringing orphans, a lesbian affair, ritual dowsing, litigation and a Monkey called Mr Titileehee have to do with the advancement of women's rights? Author, actor, comedian, hero Emma Kennedy will tell you from the BP Lecture Theatre at The British Museum and her very own back garden....
Aug 1, 2018
How do 6 stolen boots, a snake and drawing lots result in a man being eaten? Welcome to the horrible tale of Alexander Pearce 1790-1824. Who would eat humans... even when he strictly didn't 'need' to.
Alice Fraser is a comedian and podcaster (Tea with Alice) www.
Jul 12, 2018
The cry Mother Prodgers! echoes around the streets. Cab drivers flee, leaving the stand empty but for Mrs Caroline Giacometti Prodgers the nemesis of cabmen everywhere!
Jo Caulfield takes the stage at The British Museum to tell you all about this famous litigant and seeker of justice: one cab bill at a time!
Jun 13, 2018
Wilhelm Reich was an esteemed psychoanalyst who studied with Freud in the 1920s. So why was he deliberately written out of history? Mitch Benn explains!
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Wilhelm Reich https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelm_Reich
Mitch Benn is a satirist, comedian,...