Applause!

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Applause!

In this episode of Histories of the Unexpected, James and Sam explore the unexpected history of APPLAUSE, which is all about popularity in Ancient Rome, Stalinist Russia, babies, opera-going sophisticates, crowds and paying people to clap (or boo!), Henry James’s failure as a playwright, and of course gratitude to the NHS and front line medical staff across the globe during the COVID19 crisis!
 

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