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Five Minutes With… Dr Lindsey Fitzharris

Dr Lindsey Fitzharris is a medical historian with a PhD from Oxford University. She is the author and creator of the popular website, The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice, which is all about the horrors of pre-anaesthetic surgery. Lindsey has written for The Guardian, The Lancet, New Scientist, The Huffington Post & Medium; and has appeared on television for  Channel 4, BBC4 and National Geographic.  What …

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Historic Punch

Late last year I had the absolute pleasure of meeting Dr Lindsey Fitzharris and Adrian Teal at Blacks Club in Soho. Along with chatter about eighteenth century mermaids and the number of times a person can die, we hatched a plan to bring a bit of Georgian panache into the 21st century. A few emails later (and with the kind consent of …

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