Anne Lister, a diarist, shot to fame when she became the subject of the brilliant BBC Drama Gentleman Jack. But who was the real Anne Lister? What can her diaries, which famously recorded her intimate relationships with women, tell us? What else did she record and why are her diaries so important?
Historian Sarah Murden takes us back in time to explore our Georgian ancestors. What was life like for our working ancestors? Why was there such a big divide between poor and rich? How long did they live and why was everyone so obsessed with getting married? Sarah answers all this and more!
A history of Britain’s resurrection men. Suzie Lennox delves into the dark world of the body snatchers. Who were these criminals? How much was a body worth? How did they go about stealing the corpses? How worried were people about their loved ones remains? What theft prevention methods did people employ? Suzie answers all these questions and more!
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