Victorian Scribblers is a podcast about the nineteenth-century writers time forgot, from Mary Elizabeth Braddon (the mother of detective fiction) to Marie Corelli (queer science-fiction writer extraordinaire) and beyond. Hosted by Dr. Courtney Floyd, a specialist in nineteenth-century literature and print culture, and Dr. Eleanor Dumbill, a specialist in Victorian literature and publishing.
The Victorian Country Hour is the country's finest hour
If you always believed the myths that the Victorians were “prudish” and “repressed,” this podcast may inspire you to reconsider! In each episode, host Marisa D discusses a not-so-well-known aspect of life during the Victorian Era (1837 - 1901) that will intrigue and surprise you.
TikTok comedian Little Victorian Boy tells his little stories in a longer more audio based format. The stories may be absurd, but he is not. He is a serious boy and mother says he is also very handsome.
A delightful collection of short stories by some of the luminary authors of the Victorian era. These stories explore the truth behind the Victorian marriage. - Summary by Gina Belmonde
Victorian Era Politics
Curator insights from Richard Beresford
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Podcast by Victorian Institute of Teaching
"From the Victorian Age to the Modern Age". Reading of literary essays taken from Upper Secondary School students' textbooks. By Maria Grazia Tundo
The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) was established to assist the development of Victoria’s elite athletes by providing access to state-of-the-art sporting facilities and services. The VIS encourages its athletes to lead balanced lifestyles and as such also provides lifelong career and education support. The motto; Success in Sport and Life epitomises the purpose of the VIS.
Weekly podcast of the 1846 diary entries of Nathaniel Bryceson, a clerk, from a manuscript held at the City of Westminster Archives Centre.
Pod on the Hill is the official podcast of the Labor Party. Join us every week for an in depth conversation with Labor people about Australian politics, events and campaign activities from home and abroad. Keeping the light on the hill one podcast at a time. Authorised by Clare Burns, State Secretary, ALP Victorian Branch.
Fonterra's suppliers in New Zealand have just received a 50 cent step-up which equates to 47 cents in Australia.
Arsenic was pretty much everywhere one looked during the Victorian Era, and although we may have heard about it being used in murder, a large number of arsenic poisonings were accidental. I discuss arsenic’s presence throughout history, how and why it became widely available during the Victorian Era, and why it was used in so many consumer products…
Show Notes A long overdue trailer as we set out on season five. Music: String Quartet no. 2 in B minor - II. Minuetto moderato, performed by Steve's Bedroom Band
The Regional Banking Taskforce has been touring country towns to report back to the Federal Government.
The invention of photography in the first half of the 19th century had a powerful impact on the Victorian Era. I briefly describe early photographic processes (especially the daguerreotype), explain how and why postmortem photography became a common Victorian-Era practice, and look at some recent controversy surrounding it.*****ReferencesBrowning, …
An estimated 90 per cent of the Ballarat potato crop destined for McCains could have been damaged in this week's storms, according to local farmers.
Show Notes The story featured in this episode is Mrs Ranford's New Year's Dinner. Read along.If you want to read more about William and Mary Howitt, their Quakerism, and work on behalf of the poor, there's a good overview from the Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire.
In this inaugural episode of the Little Victorian Boy Podcast we hear two Holiday inspired stories, "The Christmas Cherub" by Little Victorian Boy and "The Head" by Ezra Cup.
Victorian-Era holiday cards featured a variety of memorable themes, many of which we might consider dark and disturbing today. However, as I explain in this episode, the tone of these cards becomes more understandable when you consider the fact that Christmas cards were a new concept at the time and the social context in which many Victorians lived…
Show Notes In the tradition of our annual holiday episodes, I’ve gone a little wild with the title of today’s episode. Today, I’ll read you a Christmas Ballad titled “It is Christmas Day in the Workhouse,” which was first published in the 1870s and which floats around with several variant titles.Before that, though, I’ll share a mini biography of i…
Facial recognition for sheep could be coming to a paddock near ewe.
Victoria's environment watchdog is investigating a pet crematorium over allegations hundreds of horses have been dumped in an unlicensed burial pit near Geelong for more than a decade.
It's been a tough year for strawberry growers in Victoria's Yarra Valley
This episode contains a discussion of drug manufacturing & use during the Victorian Era. Listener discretion is strongly recommended.*****Victorian-Era pharmacies were groundbreaking, in that they provided the general public with easy access to health care for the first time. I explain how these establishments came about & how the services offered …