99. HISTORIES OF THE UNEXPECTED

Smith & Williamson Tent, Sat 29th June 19:30 - 20:30 (60 mins)



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How is the history of the beard connected to the Crimean War? What links zebras to the Second World War? How is the history of bubbles all about the French Revolution? Sam Willis and James Daybell will take us on a journey of discovery that tackles some of the greatest historical themes – from the Tudors to the Second World War, from the Roman Empire to the Victorians – but via entirely unexpected subjects.