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Betwixt The Sheets: The History of Sex, Scandal & Society
Betwixt The Sheets: The History of Sex, Scandal & Society
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Why did kings and queens have spectators on their wedding night? Who had the very first boob job? And did our ancestors... more

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Bad King James VI & I

You might know him best as the longest reigning Scottish king, the son of Mary, Queen of Scots, the father... more

30 Sep 2022 · 38 minutes
Private Members’ Clubs

Private Members’ Clubs are often the location of suspected scandal - from Oscar Wilde to Chris Pincher, what happens behind... more

27 Sep 2022 · 48 minutes
The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe. She's got to be one of the most famous people of all time, hasn't she?But what happens when... more

23 Sep 2022 · 40 minutes
Forbidden Books

What makes a book bad? Does it have to be nonsensical? Heretical? Libellous? Sexy?Well for 500 years, a panel from... more

20 Sep 2022 · 44 minutes
Women in Power

What do Hatshepsut and Hillary Clinton have in common?Well, what do they have in common with the vast majority of... more

16 Sep 2022 · 33 minutes
Con Artists

Whether they are online scams or in person card tricks, confidence games - better known now as cons - have... more

13 Sep 2022 · 43 minutes
Divorce

Why would a married couple stage an affair? Was Henry VIII really the beginning of the end for marriages? And... more

06 Sep 2022 · 43 minutes
Mafia Women

Who was Pupetta Maresca? And what did she do to become the first woman in Italy to be prohibited from... more

02 Sep 2022 · 38 minutes
Charles II's Mistresses

Lucy Walter, Barbara Palmer, Louise Kérouaille and Nell Gwynn. These are the names of just a key few of King... more

30 Aug 2022 · 48 minutes
Sexual Violence

Definitions of what can and cannot be described as sexual violence vary widely across time and place. In 48 countries... more

26 Aug 2022 · 41 minutes
Betwixt The Sheets: The History of Sex, Scandal & Society
Bad King James VI & I
Betwixt The Sheets: The History of Sex, Scandal & Society