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History

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 Dr Zack White.

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December 2, 2022

History Hack: Edible History

Market Life magazine, Mark Riddaway talks to us all about the history of food and drink in Britain, inspired by his wanderings around Borough Market. 

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The excellent Simon Elliot returns to talk all about the material legacy of Ancient Rome visible in the world today. 

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November 28, 2022

History Hack: The Mongol Horde

Nicholas Morton joins us to talk all about the Mongol horde and it's progress back and forth across the medieval Near East. 

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Simon Sebag Montefiore returns to talk all about his epic new history of mankind. From the African Rift Valley to the twittery of Elon Musk, via some surprising characters, everyone who has come before can give us some hints on how to approach the future.

 

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Nick Hewitt joins us to talk all about the 1941 naval scrap off the coast of Greece.

 

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Ed Perkins is back for part two to talk to us about his new book "Britain's Forgotten Traitor: The Life and Death of a Nazi Spy". Who was Oswald John Job and was he really a traitor? 

 

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November 16, 2022

History Hack: DDay

John Sadler joins us again but this time to talk about his book about DDay.

 

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November 14, 2022

History Hack: Medieval London

Kathryn Warner returns to talk all about the history of London in the fourteenth century. 

 

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November 10, 2022

History Hack: Pole Position

On the eve of Polish Independence Day, Joshua Zimmerman continues where he left off at the end of part three, discussing the story of the father of modern Poland, Józef Piłsudski. It would be on this day in 1918 that Piłsudski steps onto a free Poland for the first time in 123 years.

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