Who are the Hartlepudlian Monkey Hangers?


A monkey statue at Hartlepool Marina collects coins for charity. Marty Bell / Wikipedia

Years ago, if you wanted to start a fight in Hartlepool in north eastern England, all you'd have to do is start calling people 'monkey hangers'. But why? Join the guys as they explore how the Napoleonic War, a terrified village and one incredibly unlucky monkey collided -- allegedly -- in one of the most ridiculous events of its time.