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Worst of the Week is a weekly podcast looking into some of the worst events that occurred through the previous week in history.

Worst of the Week Podcast Worst of the Week

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Worst of the Week is a weekly podcast looking into some of the worst events that occurred through the previous week in history.

    Episode 53 - July AND August

    Episode 53 - July AND August

    July and August catch up episode! We've got a whole 9 mini topics for you this week as we get ourselves back on track.
    28th June 1960 - Welsh Mine Explosion
    8th July 1996 - St Luke's School Machete Attack
    8th July 1965 - Ronnie Biggs Escapes Jail
    9th July 1982 - Man Breaks Into The Queen's Bedroom
    19th July 1553 - Lady Jane Grey Deposed
    22nd July 2003 - Execution of Saddam Hussein's Sons
    4th August 1964 - Discovery of the Bodies of Chaney, Goodman & Schwerner
    5th August 1962 - Death of Marilyn Monroe
    17th - 19th August 1961 - Pendle Witch Trials
    All sources for all topics at www.worstoftheweekpodcast.com 

    • 1 hr 58 min
    Episode 52 - Piper Alpha Explosion

    Episode 52 - Piper Alpha Explosion

    One of the worst oil rig disaster ever to occur - the Piper Alpha Explosion. It's a heavy hitter this one. 
     
    6th July 1988 - Piper Alpha Explosion
     
    All sources, as always, available at www.worstoftheweekpodcast.com

    • 46 min
    Episode 51 - The Great Circus Train Wreck

    Episode 51 - The Great Circus Train Wreck

    Train wrecks are horrifying, so why not learn about one of the most devastating train wrecks involving a circus?
     
    22nd June 1918 - The Great Circus Train Wreck
     
    All sources, as always, available at www.worstoftheweekpodcast.com

    • 52 min
    Episode 50 - 1955 Le Mans Disaster

    Episode 50 - 1955 Le Mans Disaster

    A truly horrific one this week as we discuss the 1955 Le Mans Disaster which resulted in the deaths of so many.
     
    11th June 1955 - 1955 Le Mans Disaster
     
    All sources, as always, available at www.worstoftheweekpodcast.com

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode 49 - Emily Davison Hit By Horse At Epsom Derby

    Episode 49 - Emily Davison Hit By Horse At Epsom Derby

    Just over 100 years ago women got the vote in the UK, and this episode is all about Emily Davison and Suffrage.
     
    4th June 1913 - Emily Davison Hit By Horse At Epsom Derby
     
    All sources, as always, available at www.worstoftheweekpodcast.com

    • 52 min
    Episode 48 - Nepalese Royal Massacre

    Episode 48 - Nepalese Royal Massacre

    Episode 48 is all about a little discussed MAJOR familicide case involving the Nepalese Royal Family. 
    1st June 2001 - Nepalese Royal Massacre
    All sources, as always, available at www.worstoftheweekpodcast.com

    • 1 hr 10 min

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