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How the Victorians Invented Entertainment

Constant Wonder
  • Aug 17, 2021
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While we picture the Victorians as serious and uptight, their taste in entertainment says otherwise. From parachuting monkeys to balloon assisted flight to human zoos the Victorians sometimes went to extreme length to put on and enjoy a good show. Guest: Lee Jackson, author of "Palaces of Pleasure: From Music Halls to the Seaside to Football, How the Victorians Invented Mass Entertainment" Show More...