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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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We are joined by Julian Fellowes, Tim Bentinck, as well as chosen men Jason Salkey, Michael Mears, Lyndon Davies and Paul Trussell to discuss the first episode of Sharpe. 

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Join Zack and Marcus as they look at the life of the ordinary rank and file in the Napoleonic Wars. 

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We hear plenty from the actors, but what about the crew that happened to put up with them? This time they get their say. 

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In their monthly Napoleonic slot, Zack and Marcus take the stage to discuss the Duke of Wellington's sieges

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Alex, Matt, Marcus and Zack are joined by the cast of Sharpe's Sword: Jason Salkey, James Purefoy, Michael Cochrane, Hugh Ross, and John Kavanagh for a riotous look back at filming the episode.

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The boys take over. Marcus and Zack jump into the history behind the Napoleonic hit series to talk all about the origins of guerrilla warfare. 

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Our latest Sharpe gathering takes into account Sharpe's Battle. Alex, Zack and Marcus are joined by Jason Salkey, Ian McNeice, Oliver Cotton, Hugh Ross, Hugh Fraser, Lyndon Davies, and Allie Esiri. 

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Join Napoleonic boffins Marcus Cribb and Zack White as they dig deeper into the Napoleonic era, starting with a fascinating discussion on the origins of the Peninsular War.

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January 1, 2021

#318: Sharpe’s Gold

Alex, Marcus, Zack and Matt host a reunion for the oddity that is Sharpe's Gold; with Jason Salkey, Ian Shaw, Peter Eyre, Hugh Ross and Abel Folk.

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Alex and Marcus are joined by the cast of Sharpe's Company to reminisce about the beloved series: with Jason Salkey, Assumpata Serna, Scott Cleverdon, Robbie Morgan, Clive Francis, Lyndon Davies, Hugh Fraser, Nicholas Jones and Marc Warren, who also talks about filming Band of Brothers. 

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