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We are a slightly mad, always fun podcast bringing you all the History you love and a lot that you didn‘t know you‘d love until you heard it here!

Recommended by BBC Radio, and presented by acclaimed historian Alexandra Churchill, with Matt Bone and Zack White.

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The wonderful Rich Frank returns to talk about the events that arguably constitute the beginning of the Second World War. 

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The regulars convene to try and decide who deserves the title of History's Most Scandalous Woman.

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Nick Kaizer joins us to talk all about the naval side of the War of 1812.

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Jane Lowes joins us to talk all about the brave young Victorian women who left everything behind to emigrate to Australia on their own and start again. 

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Sam Knapton joins Alina to discuss the burdening issue of displacement in the aftermath of the Second World War. 

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Fin Dwyer, host of the Irish History Podcast, joins Alex and Alina to discuss what he considers to be the five turning key turning points in his country's history. 

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Helen King joins us to talk all about the nonsense that has emerged about medicine in the ancient world and to put us right. 

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Phil Weir joins us to talk all about his new book: Dunkirk and the Little Ships.

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Join Alex and Napoleonic Historian Marcus Cribb with cast members Jason Salkey, Michael Cochrane, Neil Dudgeon, Paul Bigley, Paul Trussell, Assumpta Serna, Scott Cleverdon and Gavan O'Herlihy  as they recall life on set and filming the iconic series. 

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Brace yourselves. The regulars in the Mary Rose convene with guest judge Eleanor Janega to find history's funniest Sexcapade. In which there is actually some serious conversation, along with the normal lunacy.

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