Join us as we talk to Monica Walker about the Old Operating Theatre in London. As Europe's oldest surviving Operating Theatre the museum is a must-see attraction for anyone interested in medical history. Monica Walker will guide us through this amazing space and explain what happened within the attic of St Thomas's Church as well as talking to us about the grisly world of surgery and the 19th Century.
We sit down with Dr John Woolf, the author of The Wonders, to talk about the Victorian Freak Shows and their performers. From Joseph Merrick (The Elephant Man) to Chang and Eng, we will discuss their lives and also the life of "The Greatest Showman" P.T Barnum. Join us for this discussion about how the Victorians viewed the performers, their alternatives away from the Freak Shows and how some went on to live normal lives after their fame.
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Lizzie Borden took an Axe and gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one. This old children's skipping song has been sung ever since Lizzie Borden was put on trial for the Murder of her Father and Step-Mother. However, since then the trials of Lizzie Borden have continued. Join us as we take a closer look at the trials of Lizzie Borden.
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