Episode 2

Published on:

6th Jun 2023

Mixed Fortunes

In this week’s podcast, Dame Joanna Lumley introduces stories about punishment, prostitution and pugilism:

  • Ritual Humiliation written by Joanna Clarke and performed by Lulu Freeman [Charing Cross, Central London]
  • An Unlikely Purchase written by Sarah Fleming and performed by Olivia Bell [A Coffee House in Bedfordbury, Covent Garden, a Theatre in Lincoln’s Inn Field,  and Holy Trinity Church, Wensley, Yorkshire]
  • “The Celebrated Professor of the Fist” written by James Rampton and performed by Cassius Konneh [Moulsey Hurst in Surrey and Horse and Dolphin pub in Leicester Square]

Sound editing by Jon Jardine

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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.