It Just So Happened - an alternative history show

Stand-up comedians present short historical ‘on this day’ pieces then discuss some history of the location where the live show recording takes place

008 Bedford

Podcast episode 008 LINK features historical events from 22nd July and from the history of Bedford.

Recorded at the Studio Theatre in the Quarry Theatre at St Luke's, as part of the Bedford Fringe.

With guest panellists Paul Kerr, Ben Aveling, John Rands and Simon Munnery, the recording was hosted by Richard Pulsford.

The panellists performed self-penned stand-up comedy material based on 22nd July in history, before discussing topics from the history of Bedford.

Amongst other things, the audience discovered:
- why the Garden of Eden was thought to have been in Bedford
- why having multiple chess sets could come in handy during the apocalypse
- how there were complaints about being woken up early in the morning by Italians singing