The Z List Dead List
About This Show
The Z List Dead List - a history of the not-so famous. Comedians, Historians and Podcasters talk about their favourite forgotten people from History. Full of laughs and facts. A mix of live show and interview hosted by BBC Radio 4's Making History's Iszi Lawrence.
Most Recent Episode
S09E05 Worm Doctors and Monkey Glands
Struggling in the bedroom? Would some Monkey Glands help? Comedian Bethany Black on the surgical implants of Victorian England. Plus! Ever had a worm living inside you? Want it taken out? Look no further than the amazing Worm Doctor, John Gardner- a physician so skilled he removed an insect from a young woman's stomach, of caterpillar form: that lived for 7 weeks in a bottle and gnawed through two corks! Historian Caroline Rance on the bizarre life of Worm Doctor, John Gardener.
Rated 5 out of
Best History Podcast there is. So many people I've never heard of. Funny too!
Date published: 2017-11-29