Z-List, Dead List – Iszi Lawrence

Event information: Stand-up comedian Iszi Lawrence (presenter of Radio 4’s ‘Making History’ & the ‘British Museum Membercast’) hosts a comedy show about obscure figures from history featuring Greg Jenner (chief historian for the Horrible Histories TV show) and researchers from Edge Hill University

We Are Not Amused! Laughter in the Nineteenth Century

We Are Not Amused will open with a day of family friendly activities and comedy performances where visitors can unearth old jokes from original Victorian joke books, or try their hand at cartooning and joke-writing