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Episode Nine - A Plague on All Your Houses

In the second part of our look at the bubonic plague in Norwich, we look at Queen Elizabeth I's visit in 1548. Heralded as the grandest, most extravagant event in Norwich's history up to that point, the aftermath would see the city torn apart with disease. How did this end up in a scene of horror in Augustine Steward House in Tombland, and what was visited on the family therein? Find out now.

Sponsored by Liberty Restaurant, relaxed fine dining in the heart of the Norfolk Broads.

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Episode Eight - Hell Comes to Norwich (Part One)

In this episode we start our two part look at the gruesome stories behind Norfolk's brush with almost total annihilation in 1349. The country was ravaged by bubonic plague, and the people of Norwich rushed to finish the city walls that may not have only made them safe from disease, but given them strength to rival London as England's capital city. What went wrong? Find out in this episode, and stay tuned for part two, when we see how things can not only always get worse, but how a whole city can turn into a living Hell.

 

This episode was sponsored by Liberty Restaurant, American inspired food in the heart of the Norfolk Broads.

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Hallowed Histories and EAUFOG - Many Shades of Grey

Hallowed Histories is delighted to have Tony Buckingham from the East Anglian UFO Group back to guide us through the alien hierarchy. We all know the greys, their influence on pop culture is pervasive. However, what is their connection with the Nordics? Or the Lizards? And what is their interest in us? 

https://www.eaufo.co.uk/

This episode of Hallowed Histories was sponsored by Liberty Restaurant, the top-rated American-inspired restaurant in Wroxham. Try the catfish beignets while you're there, they have to be tasted to be believed. 

http://www.libertywroxham.co.uk/

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Episode Six - Mr Vampyre

In this episode we look into one of the most famous parties of all time, as we go to the Villa Diodati to see Lord Byron, Mary Shelley and Dr John Polidori. Each in their own way responsible for making the modern horror landscape. But why is Polidori almost forgotten? We look at the troubled life and career of the angry young man, and investigate the role a thriving intellectual scene in Norwich became a safe haven for him.

This episode was sponsored by Liberty Restaurant, American inspired cuisine in the heart of Norfolk's Wroxham Broads

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Portrait of Love by Neil Walker - Hallowed Histories Present Ghost Stories for Christmas

The last story in out ghost stories for Christmas strand is a little different. Neil Walker's tale of suicide, artists and a memory-haunted Florence has all the ingredients of a classic macabre tale, but then wrong-foots you into something else entirely.

We're going to be making the short story readings a regular part of the Hallowed Histories line-up, so please keep on checking back. If you're a writer or voice actor who wants to get involved, please contact us at hallowedhistories@gmail.com

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Episode Two - Black Shuck

In this episode we look at East Anglia's most famous legend, Black Shuck. We find out how this spectral dog went from demonic murderer to traveller's protector and finally to town mascot.

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