The Z list Dead List - A podcast about obscure people from History. Created and hosted by Iszi Lawrence @iszi_lawrence. 

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In this episode we take a peek at satire. What about blind rage is funny? Was the Music Hall a place of equal opportunities? And what is the best way to survive the ego of Roman Emperors?



Marie Lloyd 

Robert Coates 

With thanks to Natalie Haynes, David Quantick @quantick, Andrew Hunter Murray @andrewhunterm, Elf Lyons @elf_lyons &Trudi Stevens @Trudistevens.

Natalie Haynes is an author, comedian, broadcaster and classicist. She has a novel (released 2014) called The Amber Fury, it is very good indeed.

Andrew Hunter Murray is a Qi Elf and performs critically acclaimed He also is a co-host of the popular podcast No Such Thing As A Fish

Elf Lyons is an actor and comedian

David Quantick a writer and author he also has a book with Unbound (a novel) titled The Mule

Iszi Lawrence is the host of the Z List Dead List and UK based comedian



Theme: Time Trades Live at the WFMU Record Fair - November 24, 2013 by Jeffrey Lewis ( is licensed under a Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (

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First Offense by Red Mass ( is licensed under aAttribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License (

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