History Of Fear

Three programmes describing times when Britain has been gripped by fear.

Episodes

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0101Revolution20020422

Joanna Bourke recalls 16 January 1926, when a radio talk by Father Ronald Knox caused havoc across the country as listeners became convinced that revolution had broken out.

0102A Pox On All Our Houses20020429

Joanna Bourke recalls the 19th-century epidemic of venereal diseases.

0103 LASTPack Up Your Troubles20020506

Joanna Bourke recalls the WW1 nationwide epidemic of shellshock.