BBC Podcast : Thinking Allowed
The most recent episode of the BBC’s podcast ‘Thinking Allowed’ focused in on pets and our relationship with them across the last two centuries.
Host Laurie Taylor chats with Jane Hamlett, Senior Lecturer in Modern British History at Royal Holloway, University of London, about her study of the love affair with pets across Britain. Her findings highlight the radical change in how we keep, care and related to our pets.
The podcast also follows Jessica Amberson, Lecturer in Adult and Continuing Education at University College, Cork, on a dog walk, as she discusses how this activity helps shape the identity of a ‘dog person’.
The episode premiered October 11th 2023.
If you head to BBC Sounds its available to listen to alongside the rest of the series.