Laughter: Encore!

Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

In this episode BONUS EPISODE, the Histories of the Unexpected duo, James and Sam, tackle the rib-ticklingly fascinating subject of the history of LAUGHTER! Which is all about the Reformation, class differences, foreigners, poverty, politeness, awkwardness, the Tudor court, madness and breaking wind in front of Queen Elizabeth I!

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