Her Name Wasn't Lola
She's Irish, Spanish, American and Mistress to the King of Bavaria married 3 times, Dancer, actress, lecturer, author and murderer? Iszi thinks so. Doug Segal isn't so sure. Meet Lola Montez AKA Eliza Rosanna Gilbert AKA Countess of Landsfeld... she has had more names than husbands.
Massive apologies for the sound quality of this episode. But we thought the content is worth the echoes and condensed audio.
Lola Montez - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lola_Montez
Doug Segal is a mind reading comedian. CHeck out his tour dates here: dougsegal.co.uk/
Iszi Lawrence is a comedian and podcaster and host of BBC's Making History and presenter of The British Museum Membercast.
MAKING HISTORY IS BACK ON RADIO 4 IN THE NEW YEAR!
You can still catch up on iplayer, BBC Sounds or download the podcast here. In the previous series I've investigated icy prisons, poisonous plants, pre-reformation pews and Women's Victorian public toilets - or lack thereof
The new series will look at Greenwich Meridian, Stonehenge, Welsh people in Scotland and lots more!