Liam Mullone's Disappointing World
Libertarian comedian Liam Mullone celebrates ill-conceived technology, from Sweden's disastrous warship Vasa and Nasa's Skylab to Jacques Cousteau's undersea laboratories.
British comedy's only contrarian libertarian antiquarian, Liam Mullone tackles the universal theme that sums up all human endeavour - disappointment.
In this comedy lecture dedicated to history's losers Liam celebrates some enormously bad ideas from the world of technology.
He tells the hubristic story of Sweden's 17th Century warship, The Vasa, which was even more disappointing than The Mary Rose. Some of NASA's most inspiration-lacking ventures are laid bare. And Frenchman Marcel Lucont honours countryman Jacques Cousteau and his cigarette smoke-filled Conshelf stations in a song.
Performers: Liam Mullone with Alexis Dubus and Eri Jackson
Writer: Liam Mullone
Producer: Aled Evans.