Episode 122: The Great Stink

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, learn of the time that raw sewage turned central London and the River Thames into a mephitic, malodorous hellscape – a time known as the Great Stink.

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Image: Unknown. The silent highwayman. Engraving. 10th July, 1858. Punch Magazine, Volume 35, Page 137. Via Wikimedia.

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