34. Thumbs Up, Pompeii!

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  • Song Name: 34. Thumbs up, Pompeii!
  • Artist: On the Time Lash
  • Album: Series 4

In a look at The Fires of Pompeii and The Aztecs, Ben and Mark discuss rewriting history, the statute of limitations on joking about catastrophic human tragedy and whether or not William Hartnell was the first of the romantic Doctors.

Also: An appreciation of 1960's design work, ham fisted attempts to pronounce ancient Mexican names, The Crystal Maze theme tune and Frankie Howerd.