029 – At His Majesty’s Pleasure

Newgate Prison has been an institution since the 13th century, so it should come as no surprise that it has been a leading light in rehabilitation of criminals. No, just kidding, the place was a living nightmare. Listen to how it treated people and I look at some of the more famous 19th century inmates

 

028 – A flattering malady

This episode has a look at one of the well known aspects of  of the Era. We’ve all seen the tragic hero or heroine suffering from the dreaded Consumption. How they saw this disease though, will really surprise you…