Episode 5

Published on:

7th Feb 2023

Loveable Rogues

In this episode, with host Dame Joanna Lumley, we look at seventeenth and eighteenth century celebrity criminals, with:

  • The Highwayman of Hearts written by Olivia Bell and performed by Joanna Clarke. [Hampstead Heath, Chandos Place and St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden]
  • The Pregnant Pickpocket with Four Hands written by Olivia Bell and performed by Lulu Freeman. [Lodgings in Long Acre and in and around Covent Garden]
  • Somone’s Sneakin’ Round the Corner written by Olivia Bell and performed by Zak Ghazi-Torbati. [The Black Lion Pub, Drury Lane, various London gaols and Tyburn]

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People, Places and the Stories They Tell
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.