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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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October 29, 2021

History Hack: Down the Pub

The regulars convene (having spent the weekend out together) to try and debate the most pointless battle in history. 

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Jonathan Whitehead discusses his new book, which looks at the forgotten contribution of Spanish Republicans to the Second World War. 

Buy Jonathan's book, Spanish Republicans and the Second World War: Republic Across the Mountains, at our very own Bookshop here: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/6252/9781399004510

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So how did a piece of Vickers Wellington Mk X HF485 find its way to Virginia, USA? Jon Bernstein, Arms & Armament Curator at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, returns to Hedge Hopping to tell the remarkable story of his grandfather and the crash of Wellington HF485 days before deployed to France in July 1944.

Buy Jon's book, P-47 Thunderbolt vs German Flak Defenses: Western Europe 1943-45, at our Bookshop: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/6252/9781472846297

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Toni Mount joins us to tell us exactly what you'd need to get by in Medieval England.

Buy Toni's book, How to Survive in Medieval England, at our very own Bookstore here: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/6252/9781526754417

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Josh Provan returns to talk all about the man behind one of the biggest names in entertainment history.

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Rebecca Warren joins us to explain why, when it came to religion at least, Cromwell wasn't all bad.

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If you'd have sat down in the Middle Ages to write a history of Britain, what might it have looked like? Using art, mythology and historical sources, Amy Jeffs has written then book. 

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Jonathan Jordan returns to talk all about his stellar work into the relationship between Eisenhower and Churchill both during and after the Second World War.

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October 15, 2021

History Hack: Down the Pub

The regulars convene to debate the wackiest saint in history. 

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Marc Baer joins us for a fascinating jaunt through 300 years of imperial Ottoman history.

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