This month Angus, Chris and Jessica speak to the theatre
historian Helen Brooks about her work on the
Great War Theatre project. Along the way, we discuss
the importance of sex to the rules of censorship, consider the role
of theatre in bridging the past and the present and find out which
play threatens to give Chris nightmares.
A history podcast discussing various cultural genres which reference the First World War, including detective fiction, Star Wars and death metal music, and ask why the First World War has particular popular cultural relevance.