June 16, 2021

We Are All Wild to Go: The Victoria Hall Disaster

We Are All Wild to Go: The Victoria Hall Disaster

This week, Brianne podcasts on nighttime cough syrup, Melanie poops her pants in Australia, the cryptid bracket gets to the final four, Brianne hates getting possessed, Melanie is aggressively unhelpful, a free gift turns out to just be death, and Melanie tells one of the most upsetting stories we've ever covered.

SHOW NOTES

Content warnings:
Large-scale deaths of children throughout (most graphic and upsetting details are 28:00-40:00, brief mention of vomit.

Links:
183 Children Died in a Stampede for Toys in 1883
...about The Victoria Hall...
Crash bar
Design from disaster
Robert Alexander Briggs and the invention of the Panic Bolt - By Patricia Lovell
Smashed case which houses tribute to 183 dead children in Sunderland to be repaired
Sunderland memorial to Victoria Hall disaster is in Mowbray Park
TERRIBLE ACCIDENT AT SUNDERLAND
The Fays
The Fays: Tragedy and Trials
The Sunderland Disaster
THE SUNDERLAND DISASTER
THE SUNDERLAND DISASTER
THE SUNDERLAND DISASTER
Victims of the Victoria Hall Calamity
Victoria Hall and the Victoria Hall disaster
Victoria Hall disaster
Victoria Hall Disaster
Victoria Hall Disaster Toy Rocking Horse
Wearside Echoes Re:vealing the life of tragic hall magician
William McGonagall