Episode 1

Published on:

21st Mar 2023

Eighteenth Century Vice Industry

In the first episode of our second season, hosted by the celebrated Dame Joanna Lumley, we look at Covent Garden's vice industry in the eighteenth century:

  • Haddock Hogarth and Harlots written by Jasmine Silk and performed by Lulu Freeman [Covent Garden Piazza]
  • Mrs Jenkins' Flogging House written by Joanna Clarke and performed by Stephen Fry [27 Catherine Street]
  • Carnal Pleasures written by Robbie Stamp and performed by Kate Reid [The Shakespeare Tavern, Covent Garden Piazza]

Sound editing by Will Jacob.

Warning, these stories contain adult themes.

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At the heart of HappenedHere.com are 4-5 minute stories that transport you to another era, answering the wonderfully simple question: “I wonder what happened here?”. We help you imagine “what happened here,” in this very location, on this very ground, to imagine in whose footsteps you might be treading, to be intrigued by people and their stories from the very recent to the very distant past.