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Who Did What Now

Whoever said history was boring obviously wasn’t paying attention. Each week, join Katie Charlwood, history harlot and reader of books, as she delves into the people, places and events that make history a bit more interesting!

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Recent Episodes of Who Did What Now


Barbara Palmer - The Royal Whore

Barbara Palmer - The Royal Whore

Barbara Palmer, Lady Castlemaine, Duchess of Cleveland, King's Whore and Curse of the Nation... Barb went by many names, but actions speak more than words and she had plenty to say. One of the most famous mistresses of King Charles II, Barbara Palmer knew how to steal a scene and wrap the king around her finger...til she couldn't.

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Episode 108 21 May 2024 53m and 30s


All Aboard the Sex Raft

All Aboard the Sex Raft

It's 1973 and Dr Santiago Genovés, an anthropologist with theory that women's ovulation holds the key to world peace, has a plan to remove conflict from the globe. His bright idea to stop all wars revolves around bringing 10 sexy strangers on a raft and getting hem angry and/or horny. So buckle up delicious friends and let's jump aboard the sex raft!


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Episode 107 14 May 2024 1h, 8m and 8s


Mary Toft - The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits

Mary Toft - The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits

The tale of Mary Toft is a curious one, not because of the event portrayed over the years. Mary Toft was an illiterate, impoverished woman involved in one of the biggest hoaxes in the 18th Century hoodwinking the general public, doctors, surgeons and even King George himself. It's an extraordinary story, one that paints Mary as the villain, but the truth is so much darker, join Katie as she discusses the curious case of Mary Toft.


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Episode 106 11 May 2024 53m and 34s


The Sausage Factory Murder of Chicago

The Sausage Factory Murder of Chicago

It’s historical true crime time! Louisa Luetgert went missing in May 1897, her husband - the Sausage King of Chicago claims that his beloved wife ran off with another man when she discovered that he was in debt. It wasn't until 6 days after her swift disappearance that what happened to Louisa was discovered, when officers dared to search the disused sausage factory...

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Episode 105 1 May 2024 46m and 34s


The Overbury Poisoning

The Overbury Poisoning

It’s historical true crime time! The world’s obsession with true crime is nothing new, and this one really was the talk of the Stuart court. This 17th Century crime has everything, political scheming, a royal connection, a marriage scandal, jilted lovers and a poisoned tart. With a cast of characters including the King’s favourite, Robert Dudley’s stepson and the granddaughter of the last man to be executed by King Henry VIII.

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Episode 104 16 April 2024 31m and 57s


George Villiers - 1st Duke of Buckingham

George Villiers - 1st Duke of Buckingham

There's nothing typical about the King's favourite, George Villiers, the 1st Duke of Buckingham. A man so charming that a dukedom was created just for him, and so hated that the country celebrated his demise. The man made such an impression that he made it to the pages of Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers!

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Episode 103 1 April 2024 55m and 44s


Satanic Panic

Satanic Panic

Step into the shadows with us and delve into the perplexing phenomenon of the Satanic Panic. In the 1980s , communities were consumed by fears of occult rituals and devil worship, fuelled by media frenzy and societal anxieties. Join Katie as she untangles the truth from the hysteria, shedding light on its lasting imprint on our cultural landscape. Tune in for a gripping exploration of this captivating chapter in modern history.

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Episode 102 26 March 2024 55m and 19s


The Black Widows of Liverpool

The Black Widows of Liverpool

Catherine Flanagan and Margaret Higgins, the Merseyside murderesses emigrated to Liverpool in order to escape and survive the famine, An Gorta Mór, but the Irish sisters would do more than just survive in the busting port city, they would thrive...at the expense of others. The devious actions of these deadly women would earn them the moniker of the Black Widows of Liverpool.


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Episode 101 19 March 2024 49m and 37s


Queen Medb - Warrior Queen of Ireland

Queen Medb - Warrior Queen of Ireland

Queen Medb, Queen of Connacht and downright vengeful woman whose beauty could rob men of two thirds of their valour oh and who may or may not have been a real person... A little lighter topic for this week.


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Episode 100 12 March 2024 47m and 51s


The Magdalene Laundries

The Magdalene Laundries

In this special IWD24 episode Katie does a deep dive into the Magdalene Laundries, operating under the guise of reforming "fallen" and "wayward" women and girls, only to exploit and abuse those that were working and residing in them.


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Episode 99 8 March 2024 1h, 13m and 40s

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