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History Extra podcast

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Cellini: the “supreme scoundrel of the Renaissance”

Published: March 19, 2021, noon
Duration: 38 minutes 56 seconds

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How our hunger for land shaped history

Published: March 17, 2021, noon
Duration: 40 minutes 26 seconds

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Unravelling the Bayeux Tapestry Ep1: When, where and why was the Tapestry made?

Published: March 16, 2021, noon
Duration: 1 hour 24 minutes 18 seconds

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The Clifford’s Tower massacre & medieval anti-Semitism

Published: March 15, 2021, noon
Duration: 38 minutes 32 seconds

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The Thirty Years’ War: everything you wanted to know

Published: March 14, 2021, noon
Duration: 42 minutes 29 seconds

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Rebels, hostages and diplomats: royal women of the crusader states

Published: March 13, 2021, noon
Duration: 49 minutes 31 seconds

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To beard or not to beard? Facial hair through history

Published: March 12, 2021, noon
Duration: 44 minutes 38 seconds

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The western front: a cauldron of innovation

Published: March 10, 2021, noon
Duration: 30 minutes 18 seconds

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Assassinations: from the ancient world to JFK

Published: March 9, 2021, noon
Duration: 45 minutes 29 seconds

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The big questions of women’s history

Published: March 8, 2021, noon
Duration: 54 minutes 30 seconds

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The Cold War: everything you wanted to know

Published: March 7, 2021, noon
Duration: 51 minutes 13 seconds

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Voices of China

Published: March 6, 2021, noon
Duration: 38 minutes 41 seconds

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BONUS EPISODE: Game of Thrones’ medieval roots

Published: March 5, 2021, noon
Duration: 1 minute 31 seconds

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Why treason was so unforgivable in the Middle Ages

Published: March 4, 2021, noon
Duration: 56 minutes 59 seconds

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Formidable dynasties of the Italian Renaissance

Published: March 3, 2021, 11 a.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 56 seconds

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Vikings in North America

Published: March 2, 2021, noon
Duration: 37 minutes 15 seconds

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Shipwrecked in the Arctic: a 16th-century survival story

Published: March 1, 2021, noon
Duration: 53 minutes 25 seconds

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The Roman emperors: everything you wanted to know

Published: Feb. 28, 2021, noon
Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes

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Adventure and archaeology in the golden age of Egyptology

Published: Feb. 27, 2021, midnight
Duration: 46 minutes 26 seconds

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Crafting historical weapons for Wolf Hall and The Witcher

Published: Feb. 26, 2021, noon
Duration: 40 minutes 43 seconds

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Nefertiti: wife, mother, pharaoh

Published: Feb. 25, 2021, noon
Duration: 53 minutes 50 seconds

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The women who fought back against Hollywood

Published: Feb. 24, 2021, noon
Duration: 36 minutes 50 seconds

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Rivalries and romances: couples that shook up history

Published: Feb. 23, 2021, noon
Duration: 42 minutes 11 seconds

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The Vikings’ global connections

Published: Feb. 22, 2021, noon
Duration: 40 minutes 9 seconds

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The space race: everything you wanted to know

Published: Feb. 21, 2021, noon
Duration: 52 minutes 53 seconds

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Sathnam Sanghera on how modern Britain is shaped by empire

Published: Feb. 20, 2021, noon
Duration: 32 minutes 59 seconds

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The big questions of LGBTQ history

Published: Feb. 19, 2021, noon
Duration: 50 minutes 51 seconds

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Chaos & communism: China’s 1949 revolution

Published: Feb. 18, 2021, noon
Duration: 38 minutes 2 seconds

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning: poet, activist, trailblazer, runaway

Published: Feb. 17, 2021, noon
Duration: 53 minutes 6 seconds

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Is “Blitz Spirit” a myth?

Published: Feb. 16, 2021, noon
Duration: 46 minutes 36 seconds

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Fatal accidents and violent injuries in the Middle Ages

Published: Feb. 15, 2021, noon
Duration: 34 minutes 30 seconds

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The Dissolution: everything you wanted to know

Published: Feb. 14, 2021, noon
Duration: 52 minutes 16 seconds

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The forgotten mothers of civil rights leaders

Published: Feb. 13, 2021, noon
Duration: 43 minutes 25 seconds

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Sex, romance and rights: women's lives since 1950

Published: Feb. 12, 2021, noon
Duration: 58 minutes 12 seconds

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Victorian pet cemeteries: animals in the afterlife

Published: Feb. 11, 2021, 11 a.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 34 seconds

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How slavery fuelled the British empire

Published: Feb. 10, 2021, noon
Duration: 43 minutes 38 seconds

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17th-century London: a city shaped by catastrophe

Published: Feb. 9, 2021, noon
Duration: 29 minutes 44 seconds

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Medieval forgeries

Published: Feb. 8, 2021, noon
Duration: 30 minutes 50 seconds

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Daily life in ancient Egypt: everything you wanted to know

Published: Feb. 7, 2021, noon
Duration: 1 hour 11 seconds

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Novelist Kate Mosse on The City of Tears

Published: Feb. 6, 2021, noon
Duration: 31 minutes 44 seconds

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The Dark Ages: a ‘black hole’ in Britain’s history

Published: Feb. 5, 2021, noon
Duration: 42 minutes 44 seconds

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1962: London’s big freeze

Published: Feb. 4, 2021, noon
Duration: 35 minutes 40 seconds

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Edward I’s letters

Published: Feb. 3, 2021, noon
Duration: 46 minutes 7 seconds

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Cary Grant: from humble beginnings to Hollywood icon

Published: Feb. 2, 2021, noon
Duration: 33 minutes 3 seconds

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Blitz spirit or broken morale?

Published: Feb. 1, 2021, noon
Duration: 39 minutes 5 seconds

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The Black Death: everything you wanted to know

Published: Jan. 31, 2021, noon
Duration: 1 hour 1 minute 33 seconds

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Why do we fight wars?

Published: Jan. 30, 2021, noon
Duration: 37 minutes 31 seconds

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A guide to the Norse gods

Published: Jan. 29, 2021, noon
Duration: 52 minutes 35 seconds

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The hunt for Caesar’s killers

Published: Jan. 28, 2021, noon
Duration: 41 minutes 34 seconds

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Werewolves of the ancient world

Published: Jan. 27, 2021, noon
Duration: 23 minutes 38 seconds

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Rich vs poor in Regency Britain

Published: Jan. 26, 2021, noon
Duration: 34 minutes 32 seconds

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Spectacular discoveries at Sutton Hoo

Published: Jan. 25, 2021, noon
Duration: 1 hour 4 minutes 33 seconds

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The Persian empire: everything you wanted to know

Published: Jan. 24, 2021, noon
Duration: 1 hour 9 minutes 36 seconds

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The shipwreck that sunk a royal dynasty

Published: Jan. 23, 2021, noon
Duration: 42 minutes 15 seconds

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The shipwreck that sank a royal dynasty

Published: Jan. 23, 2021, noon
Duration: 42 minutes 15 seconds

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The NHS: a brief history

Published: Jan. 22, 2021, noon
Duration: 38 minutes 4 seconds

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Rebuilding Europe after WW2

Published: Jan. 21, 2021, noon
Duration: 38 minutes 28 seconds

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How oceans shaped human civilisation

Published: Jan. 20, 2021, noon
Duration: 25 minutes 37 seconds

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Searching for freedom after the Holocaust

Published: Jan. 19, 2021, noon
Duration: 43 minutes 22 seconds

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The race for vaccines: lessons from history

Published: Jan. 18, 2021, noon
Duration: 42 minutes 5 seconds

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Britain’s Swinging Sixties: everything you wanted to know

Published: Jan. 17, 2021, noon
Duration: 51 minutes 31 seconds

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MI9’s secret escape missions

Published: Jan. 16, 2021, noon
Duration: 45 minutes

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Hitler and Stalin: tyrants at war

Published: Jan. 15, 2021, noon
Duration: 49 minutes

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How historians helped build the British empire

Published: Jan. 14, 2021, noon
Duration: 22 minutes 26 seconds

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When British pop invaded America

Published: Jan. 13, 2021, noon
Duration: 39 minutes 34 seconds

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The collapse of the Third Reich

Published: Jan. 12, 2021, noon
Duration: 40 minutes 18 seconds

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Domesday Book: medieval big data

Published: Jan. 11, 2021, noon
Duration: 50 minutes 7 seconds

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The Renaissance: everything you wanted to know

Published: Jan. 10, 2021, noon
Duration: 45 minutes 29 seconds

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The decline and death of Henry VIII

Published: Jan. 9, 2021, noon
Duration: 40 minutes 33 seconds

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Was the 1990s a golden age for British South Asians?

Published: Jan. 8, 2021, 6 a.m.
Duration: 32 minutes 52 seconds

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Editor’s pick: Ian Kershaw on postwar Europe

Published: Jan. 7, 2021, noon
Duration: 1 hour 22 seconds

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Brexit’s long historical roots

Published: Jan. 6, 2021, noon
Duration: 39 minutes

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Editor’s pick: Lenin’s revolutionary train journey

Published: Jan. 5, 2021, noon
Duration: 28 minutes 49 seconds

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The battle for Sicily, 1943

Published: Jan. 4, 2021, noon
Duration: 40 minutes 44 seconds

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The Industrial Revolution: everything you wanted to know

Published: Jan. 3, 2021, noon
Duration: 42 minutes 19 seconds

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German Jews in WW1

Published: Jan. 2, 2021, noon
Duration: 46 minutes 10 seconds

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Bizarre books and macabre manuscripts

Published: Jan. 1, 2021, noon
Duration: 41 minutes 57 seconds

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Bonnie Prince Charlie: hero or coward?

Published: Dec. 31, 2020, noon
Duration: 44 minutes 16 seconds

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Editor’s pick: covert Catholicism in Elizabethan England

Published: Dec. 30, 2020, noon
Duration: 29 minutes 47 seconds

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Thomas Becket: from murder to martyrdom

Published: Dec. 29, 2020, noon
Duration: 52 minutes 25 seconds

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Bridgerton: ripping up the rulebook on Regency romance

Published: Dec. 28, 2020, noon
Duration: 26 minutes 51 seconds

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The Wars of the Roses: everything you wanted to know about

Published: Dec. 27, 2020, noon
Duration: 1 hour 4 minutes 32 seconds

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Editor’s pick: the Windrush generation

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, noon
Duration: 41 minutes 52 seconds

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Our 2020 Christmas quiz

Published: Dec. 23, 2020, noon
Duration: 19 minutes 20 seconds

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Editor’s pick: Ron Chernow on Alexander Hamilton

Published: Dec. 22, 2020, noon
Duration: 45 minutes 46 seconds

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Christmas ghost stories

Published: Dec. 21, 2020, noon
Duration: 32 minutes 39 seconds

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The history of Christmas: everything you wanted to know

Published: Dec. 20, 2020, noon
Duration: 49 minutes 29 seconds

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A WW2 story of survival

Published: Dec. 19, 2020, noon
Duration: 46 minutes 41 seconds

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Editor’s pick: Were the suffragettes terrorists?

Published: Dec. 18, 2020, noon
Duration: 27 minutes 23 seconds

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Ten things to do with a medieval donkey

Published: Dec. 17, 2020, noon
Duration: 42 minutes 19 seconds

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Hunting down the Portland Spy Ring

Published: Dec. 16, 2020, noon
Duration: 58 minutes 50 seconds

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The gay MPs who opposed appeasement

Published: Dec. 14, 2020, noon
Duration: 36 minutes 1 second

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Magna Carta: everything you wanted to know

Published: Dec. 13, 2020, noon
Duration: 41 minutes 12 seconds

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Japan and the west

Published: Dec. 12, 2020, noon
Duration: 40 minutes 38 seconds

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Cundill Prize-winner Camilla Townsend on global history

Published: Dec. 11, 2020, noon
Duration: 22 minutes 58 seconds

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Castro and the trip that shaped the 1960s

Published: Dec. 10, 2020, noon
Duration: 37 minutes 16 seconds

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Imperialism on the oceans

Published: Dec. 9, 2020, noon
Duration: 34 minutes 29 seconds

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The International Brigades: fighting fascism in Spain

Published: Dec. 7, 2020, noon
Duration: 1 hour 1 minute 5 seconds

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The Glorious Revolution: everything you wanted to know

Published: Dec. 6, 2020, noon
Duration: 57 minutes 32 seconds

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The orphan hero who fought at Trafalgar

Published: Dec. 5, 2020, noon
Duration: 49 minutes 35 seconds

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England’s sporting obsession

Published: Dec. 4, 2020, 6 a.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 50 seconds

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How did the Reformation impact Jews?

Published: Dec. 3, 2020, noon
Duration: 48 minutes 7 seconds

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Ethiopia 1935: The real history behind The Shadow King

Published: Dec. 2, 2020, noon
Duration: 31 minutes 34 seconds

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The ‘lost’ city of Atlantis

Published: Nov. 30, 2020, noon
Duration: 1 hour 4 minutes 38 seconds

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Ancient Babylon: everything you wanted to know

Published: Nov. 29, 2020, noon
Duration: 43 minutes 38 seconds

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Looking for Egypt’s lost tombs

Published: Nov. 28, 2020, noon
Duration: 58 minutes 13 seconds

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Robert Harris on V2, historical fiction and WW2

Published: Nov. 27, 2020, noon
Duration: 26 minutes 7 seconds

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2020: The historians’ verdict

Published: Nov. 26, 2020, noon
Duration: 55 minutes 1 second

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Women in Greek myths

Published: Nov. 25, 2020, noon
Duration: 27 minutes 57 seconds

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Germans who resisted the Nazis

Published: Nov. 23, 2020, noon
Duration: 39 minutes 27 seconds

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Shakespeare: everything you wanted to know

Published: Nov. 22, 2020, noon
Duration: 39 minutes 26 seconds

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A secret WW2 wargame

Published: Nov. 21, 2020, noon
Duration: 42 minutes 40 seconds

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Bernard Cornwell on The Last Kingdom’s finale and the next Sharpe

Published: Nov. 20, 2020, noon
Duration: 25 minutes 27 seconds

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Oswald, the many-headed medieval saint

Published: Nov. 19, 2020, noon
Duration: 46 minutes 36 seconds

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Has the EU been a success?

Published: Nov. 18, 2020, noon
Duration: 32 minutes 20 seconds

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An extraordinary Everest adventure

Published: Nov. 16, 2020, noon
Duration: 47 minutes 46 seconds

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The Wild West: everything you wanted to know

Published: Nov. 15, 2020, noon
Duration: 49 minutes 46 seconds

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Viking warrior women & the ethics of excavating the dead

Published: Nov. 14, 2020, noon
Duration: 49 minutes 54 seconds

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War and society: a tangled relationship

Published: Nov. 13, 2020, noon
Duration: 37 minutes 17 seconds

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Ingenious medieval science

Published: Nov. 12, 2020, noon
Duration: 47 minutes 19 seconds

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Women in black: the surprising history of widows

Published: Nov. 11, 2020, noon
Duration: 34 minutes 31 seconds

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Personal stories of the Second World War

Published: Nov. 9, 2020, noon
Duration: 39 minutes 44 seconds

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The Russian revolution: everything you wanted to know

Published: Nov. 8, 2020, noon
Duration: 1 hour 19 minutes 41 seconds

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The story of the Dambusters

Published: Nov. 7, 2020, noon
Duration: 54 minutes 1 second

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Inside the Viking mind

Published: Nov. 6, 2020, noon
Duration: 52 minutes 32 seconds

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Escaping Nazi-occupied Europe

Published: Nov. 5, 2020, noon
Duration: 29 minutes 39 seconds

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The White Ship: a medieval royal tragedy

Published: Nov. 4, 2020, noon
Duration: 1 hour 33 seconds

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An ‘ordinary’ Nazi

Published: Nov. 2, 2020, noon
Duration: 51 minutes 34 seconds

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Medical history: everything you wanted to know

Published: Nov. 1, 2020, noon
Duration: 59 minutes 27 seconds

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Poland 1939: The invasion that sparked WW2

Published: Oct. 31, 2020, noon
Duration: 53 minutes 13 seconds

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The Falklands War in the air

Published: Oct. 30, 2020, noon
Duration: 33 minutes 51 seconds

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Unexpected Irish tales

Published: Oct. 29, 2020, noon
Duration: 27 minutes 44 seconds

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Black Britons in WW2

Published: Oct. 28, 2020, noon
Duration: 36 minutes 15 seconds

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At sea with the Vikings

Published: Oct. 27, 2020, noon
Duration: 44 minutes 1 second

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Adventure & opportunity: female transatlantic travellers

Published: Oct. 26, 2020, noon
Duration: 31 minutes 37 seconds

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The Regency era: everything you wanted to know

Published: Oct. 25, 2020, noon
Duration: 53 minutes 42 seconds

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Tudor queens on screen

Published: Oct. 24, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 50 minutes 44 seconds

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Moving, medieval-style

Published: Oct. 23, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 54 minutes 52 seconds

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Enslaved women & resistance

Published: Oct. 21, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 24 seconds

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Aztecs in their own words

Published: Oct. 20, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 8 seconds

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A new take on India’s history

Published: Oct. 19, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 44 minutes 22 seconds

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The French Revolution: Everything you need to know

Published: Oct. 18, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 48 minutes 51 seconds

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A Triple Bond Broken: The Destruction of the House of York

Published: Oct. 17, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 9 seconds

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An Atlantic slave war

Published: Oct. 16, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 4 seconds

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An Anglo-Saxon warlord

Published: Oct. 15, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 53 seconds

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Ancient wisdom with Neil Oliver

Published: Oct. 14, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 25 seconds

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Black radical: William Monroe Trotter

Published: Oct. 13, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 14 seconds

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The dispossession of Native Americans

Published: Oct. 12, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 43 minutes 44 seconds

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Should I stay or I should go? The problem with historical monuments in 2020

Published: Oct. 10, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 41 minutes 32 seconds

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Sparta

Published: Oct. 9, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 41 minutes 49 seconds

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Medieval turning points

Published: Oct. 7, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 58 minutes 48 seconds

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Princes in the Tower: A medieval murder mystery. Episode One: THE CASE

Published: Oct. 6, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 37 seconds

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The rise and fall of the Sikh empire

Published: Oct. 5, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 58 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the history of Japan, but were afraid to ask

Published: Oct. 4, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 55 minutes 2 seconds

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

Published: Oct. 3, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 41 minutes 16 seconds

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A 1930s ghost hunt

Published: Oct. 2, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 30 minutes 24 seconds

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Medieval eels and Englishness

Published: Sept. 30, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 43 minutes 7 seconds

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Ken Follett’s Anglo-Saxon adventure

Published: Sept. 28, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 48 minutes 6 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Neanderthals, but were afraid to ask

Published: Sept. 27, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 1 hour 9 minutes 22 seconds

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Simon de Montfort and England’s First Revolution

Published: Sept. 26, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 57 minutes 23 seconds

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Toussaint Louverture’s revolutionary life

Published: Sept. 25, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 54 minutes 19 seconds

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The Mayflower

Published: Sept. 24, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 26 minutes 28 seconds

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JFK: the path to power

Published: Sept. 23, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 39 minutes 42 seconds

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Viking genes unravelled

Published: Sept. 22, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 18 seconds

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Hitler’s vengeance

Published: Sept. 21, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 23 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the East India Company, but were afraid to ask

Published: Sept. 20, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 1 hour 21 minutes 38 seconds

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Ghosts of Viking London

Published: Sept. 19, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 54 minutes 58 seconds

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Ben Macintyre on Agent Sonya – the greatest female spy in history

Published: Sept. 18, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 45 minutes 9 seconds

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Prisoners of the Japanese

Published: Sept. 16, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 24 minutes 49 seconds

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Medieval rebellions

Published: Sept. 14, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 59 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Suffragettes, but were afraid to ask

Published: Sept. 13, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 47 minutes 32 seconds

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Scythians: Warrior Nomads of the Steppe

Published: Sept. 12, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 59 minutes 29 seconds

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A Cold War killing?

Published: Sept. 11, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 30 minutes 2 seconds

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Simon Schama on the Romantics

Published: Sept. 9, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 46 minutes 36 seconds

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Isabel Wilkerson on caste in America

Published: Sept. 7, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 39 minutes 15 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the legends of King Arthur, but were afraid to ask

Published: Sept. 6, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 55 minutes 40 seconds

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The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge and the Raj

Published: Sept. 5, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 53 minutes 49 seconds

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Britain goes to war, part 2

Published: Sept. 4, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 44 minutes 39 seconds

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Britain goes to war, part 1

Published: Sept. 3, 2020, 11:35 a.m.
Duration: 45 minutes 9 seconds

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Ernest Bevin: working-class warrior

Published: Sept. 2, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 41 minutes 34 seconds

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The uncommon lives of common sailors

Published: Aug. 31, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 40 minutes 43 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Hundred Years’ War, but were afraid to ask

Published: Aug. 30, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 58 minutes 28 seconds

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Crusaders: An Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands

Published: Aug. 29, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 58 minutes 58 seconds

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The extraordinary life of Sultan Selim I

Published: Aug. 28, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 58 minutes 18 seconds

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Edward the Confessor

Published: Aug. 26, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 58 minutes 23 seconds

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Revisiting the Kindertransport

Published: Aug. 24, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 24 minutes 48 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Aztecs, but were afraid to ask

Published: Aug. 23, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 48 minutes 40 seconds

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Who Dares Wins: Britain in the Age of the Falklands

Published: Aug. 22, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 52 minutes 32 seconds

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The story of the Freemasons

Published: Aug. 21, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 17 seconds

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Africa’s cultural liberation

Published: Aug. 19, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 26 minutes 48 seconds

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The history of seduction

Published: Aug. 17, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 42 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Spanish Civil War, but were afraid to ask

Published: Aug. 16, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 57 minutes 54 seconds

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Could D-Day Have Failed?

Published: Aug. 15, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 57 minutes 1 second

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Victory in the east

Published: Aug. 14, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 28 seconds

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What’s in a medieval name?

Published: Aug. 12, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 43 minutes 58 seconds

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Authors in the Boer War

Published: Aug. 10, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 51 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the American Civil War, but were afraid to ask

Published: Aug. 9, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes

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Medieval Wonder Women

Published: Aug. 8, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 52 minutes 33 seconds

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Documents that changed the world

Published: Aug. 7, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 23 seconds

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Peter Frankopan on global history in 2020

Published: Aug. 5, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 30 minutes 6 seconds

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Medieval dynasties: how to stay on the throne

Published: Aug. 3, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 48 minutes 48 seconds

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Shadow King: The Life and Death of Henry VI

Published: Aug. 1, 2020, 5 a.m.
Duration: 47 minutes 56 seconds

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The Princes in the Tower: History’s Greatest Mysteries

Published: July 31, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 21 minutes 50 seconds

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Stonehenge: History’s Greatest Mysteries

Published: July 30, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 28 minutes 4 seconds

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The fate of Jesus’s body: History’s Greatest Mysteries

Published: July 29, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 22 minutes 52 seconds

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The lost colony of Roanoke: History’s Greatest Mysteries

Published: July 28, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 30 minutes 46 seconds

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The Voynich Manuscript: History’s Greatest Mysteries

Published: July 27, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 20 minutes 26 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about Ancient Greece, but were afraid to ask (part 1)

Published: July 26, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 1 hour 9 minutes 44 seconds

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Uncrowned Queen: The Fateful Life of Margaret Beaufort, Tudor Survivor

Published: July 25, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 53 minutes 27 seconds

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Unburied treasures

Published: July 24, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 32 minutes 55 seconds

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African American abolitionists in Britain

Published: July 22, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 26 seconds

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A history of magic

Published: July 20, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 48 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about medieval queens, but were afraid to ask

Published: July 19, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 59 minutes 16 seconds

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At home with the medieval aristocracy

Published: July 18, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 55 minutes 36 seconds

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Lionheart of stone: the medieval statue debate

Published: July 17, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 41 minutes 43 seconds

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The Abdication crisis

Published: July 15, 2020, 11:35 a.m.
Duration: 55 minutes 14 seconds

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Nero: Rome’s Antichrist?

Published: July 13, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 59 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Cuban Missile Crisis, but were afraid to ask

Published: July 12, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 1 hour 8 minutes 6 seconds

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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles

Published: July 11, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 45 minutes 52 seconds

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Museums and colonialism

Published: July 10, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 39 seconds

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David Abulafia on The Boundless Sea

Published: July 8, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 48 minutes 26 seconds

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California’s century of change

Published: July 6, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 28 minutes 43 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Scottish Wars of Independence, but were afraid to ask

Published: July 5, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes 27 seconds

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The Picts

Published: July 4, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 50 minutes 46 seconds

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Women and the Crusades

Published: July 3, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 50 minutes 16 seconds

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World War Two: the challenge of commemoration

Published: July 1, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 19 minutes 2 seconds

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A history of pandemics: from Spanish Flu to Covid-19

Published: June 29, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 38 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Georgians, but were afraid to ask

Published: June 28, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 40 minutes 13 seconds

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William and Cnut: a tale of two conquerors

Published: June 27, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 50 minutes 41 seconds

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Amy Robsart: a Tudor tragedy

Published: June 26, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 16 seconds

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Britain and the Korean War

Published: June 24, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 54 seconds

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Working mothers

Published: June 22, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 28 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about British battlefields, but were afraid to ask

Published: June 21, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 28 seconds

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Saturday lecture: Medieval love and marriage

Published: June 20, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 1 hour 3 minutes 6 seconds

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The Lancaster

Published: June 19, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 40 minutes 4 seconds

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Henry III: inside the mind of a medieval king

Published: June 17, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 16 seconds

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Francis Drake: slave trader

Published: June 16, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 32 seconds

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Britain and the slave trade

Published: June 15, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 3 seconds

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The Field of the Cloth of Gold

Published: June 12, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 57 seconds

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The secret plot to kill Lincoln

Published: June 10, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 11 seconds

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The unexpected Tudors

Published: June 8, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 46 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about Nazi Germany, but were afraid to ask

Published: June 7, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 57 minutes 4 seconds

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Saturday lecture: Medieval disease and medicine

Published: June 6, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 55 minutes 12 seconds

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The history of the Bible

Published: June 5, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 28 seconds

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A legendary pirate

Published: June 3, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 14 seconds

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The cosmopolitan Chaucer

Published: June 1, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 54 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Civil War, but were afraid to ask

Published: May 31, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 50 minutes 3 seconds

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Saturday lecture: Medieval food

Published: May 30, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 1 hour 7 minutes

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Indian soldiers at Dunkirk

Published: May 29, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 2 seconds

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Medieval prisoners of war

Published: May 27, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 41 minutes 45 seconds

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David Olusoga on A House Through Time

Published: May 25, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 24 minutes

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Crusades, but were afraid to ask

Published: May 24, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 59 minutes 9 seconds

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Saturday lecture: Medieval crime and violence

Published: May 23, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 59 minutes 41 seconds

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Cooking for Churchill

Published: May 22, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 42 seconds

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Rutger Bregman’s optimistic history of the world

Published: May 20, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 43 seconds

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Living on the edge in Victorian Britain

Published: May 18, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 42 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the English Reformation, but were afraid to ask

Published: May 17, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 39 minutes 36 seconds

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Surviving the Great Plague

Published: May 15, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 29 minutes 18 seconds

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Rethinking the Renaissance

Published: May 13, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 39 minutes 1 second

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The life and legend of Florence Nightingale

Published: May 11, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 28 minutes 24 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Vikings, but were afraid to ask

Published: May 10, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 1 hour 3 minutes 3 seconds

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Britain at War

Published: May 8, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 44 minutes 4 seconds

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The Northumbrians: from Bede to Geordie Shore

Published: May 6, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 44 seconds

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Medieval globetrotters

Published: May 4, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 25 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Victorians, but were afraid to ask

Published: May 3, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 48 seconds

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The Corn Laws crisis

Published: May 1, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 21 seconds

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How the world made us

Published: April 29, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 40 minutes 28 seconds

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The unexpected Vikings

Published: April 27, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 4 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about British prehistory, but were afraid to ask

Published: April 26, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 57 minutes 38 seconds

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A Nazi mystery

Published: April 24, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 57 minutes 45 seconds

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A new view of Africa’s past

Published: April 22, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 43 minutes 1 second

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Chanel and the Riviera

Published: April 20, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 46 minutes 50 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about D-Day, but were afraid to ask

Published: April 19, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 53 minutes 22 seconds

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The scandalous Byrons

Published: April 17, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 11 seconds

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The mistresses of Charles II

Published: April 15, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 2 seconds

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The spies who inspired Bond

Published: April 13, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 23 minutes 58 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about Roman Britain, but were afraid to ask

Published: April 12, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 41 minutes 42 seconds

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Apollo 13

Published: April 10, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 46 minutes 42 seconds

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The Black Death and social change

Published: April 8, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 48 seconds

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The genius of Artemisia

Published: April 6, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 26 minutes 17 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Tudors, but were afraid to ask

Published: April 5, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 15 seconds

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Viking women

Published: April 3, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 46 minutes 18 seconds

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Okinawa: the battle and the bomb

Published: April 1, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 46 seconds

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Women at war

Published: March 30, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 47 seconds

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Normans, but were afraid to ask

Published: March 29, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 56 minutes 43 seconds

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A history of celebrity

Published: March 27, 2020, noon
Duration: 37 minutes 43 seconds

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Russia’s musical journeys

Published: March 25, 2020, noon
Duration: 25 minutes 25 seconds

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Blitz spirit

Published: March 23, 2020, noon
Duration: 44 minutes 25 seconds

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Shakespeare and America

Published: March 20, 2020, noon
Duration: 26 minutes 37 seconds

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News in the Middle Ages

Published: March 18, 2020, noon
Duration: 46 minutes 49 seconds

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Coronavirus: a historical perspective

Published: March 16, 2020, noon
Duration: 28 minutes 10 seconds

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Wales’s turbulent 20th century

Published: March 13, 2020, noon
Duration: 27 minutes 8 seconds

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Resistance in the British empire

Published: March 11, 2020, noon
Duration: 29 minutes 13 seconds

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Hadley Freeman on a 20th-century family history

Published: March 9, 2020, noon
Duration: 32 minutes 39 seconds

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Written in stone

Published: March 6, 2020, noon
Duration: 30 minutes 7 seconds

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Dictators explained

Published: March 4, 2020, noon
Duration: 36 minutes 52 seconds

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Food and war

Published: March 2, 2020, noon
Duration: 32 minutes 58 seconds

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London’s trailblazing women

Published: Feb. 28, 2020, noon
Duration: 31 minutes 1 second

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Secrets of Lindisfarne

Published: Feb. 26, 2020, noon
Duration: 35 minutes 13 seconds

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Medieval medicine

Published: Feb. 24, 2020, noon
Duration: 40 minutes 55 seconds

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Georgian terrorists: the Cato Street Conspiracy

Published: Feb. 21, 2020, noon
Duration: 33 minutes 9 seconds

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Burglary: a modern history

Published: Feb. 19, 2020, noon
Duration: 34 minutes 45 seconds

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The rise of Hitler

Published: Feb. 17, 2020, noon
Duration: 23 minutes 49 seconds

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Michael Wood on the Peterloo photograph

Published: Feb. 14, 2020, noon
Duration: 22 minutes 50 seconds

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The bombing of Dresden

Published: Feb. 12, 2020, noon
Duration: 1 hour 4 minutes 1 second

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Secrets of war leadership

Published: Feb. 10, 2020, noon
Duration: 36 minutes 12 seconds

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Confronting evils

Published: Feb. 7, 2020, noon
Duration: 34 minutes 58 seconds

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Marie Antoinette

Published: Feb. 5, 2020, noon
Duration: 28 minutes 36 seconds

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Mary Beard on the nude in western art

Published: Feb. 3, 2020, noon
Duration: 40 minutes 21 seconds

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The woman who gave birth to rabbits

Published: Jan. 31, 2020, noon
Duration: 36 minutes 40 seconds

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Indians in the trenches

Published: Jan. 29, 2020, noon
Duration: 36 minutes 23 seconds

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Fighting for the vote

Published: Jan. 27, 2020, noon
Duration: 45 minutes 56 seconds

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The Holocaust orphans

Published: Jan. 24, 2020, noon
Duration: 43 minutes 49 seconds

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Simon de Montfort’s medieval revolution

Published: Jan. 22, 2020, noon
Duration: 40 minutes 45 seconds

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The Windrush generation

Published: Jan. 20, 2020, noon
Duration: 41 minutes 53 seconds

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Puritans and the Mayflower

Published: Jan. 17, 2020, noon
Duration: 37 minutes 54 seconds

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The Auschwitz volunteer

Published: Jan. 15, 2020, noon
Duration: 35 minutes 8 seconds

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Medieval myths

Published: Jan. 13, 2020, noon
Duration: 38 minutes 2 seconds

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Confronting a dark past

Published: Jan. 9, 2020, noon
Duration: 30 minutes 26 seconds

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From Allies to enemies

Published: Jan. 6, 2020, noon
Duration: 39 minutes 18 seconds

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The long history of Brexit

Published: Jan. 2, 2020, noon
Duration: 37 minutes 9 seconds

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The filthy Middle Ages?

Published: Dec. 30, 2019, noon
Duration: 24 minutes 46 seconds

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A curious history of Christmas

Published: Dec. 26, 2019, noon
Duration: 24 minutes 26 seconds

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2019 Christmas history quiz

Published: Dec. 23, 2019, noon
Duration: 20 minutes 12 seconds

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The birth of the modern world

Published: Dec. 19, 2019, noon
Duration: 33 minutes 28 seconds

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Politics, Roman style

Published: Dec. 16, 2019, 3 p.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 24 seconds

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Eleanor of Aquitaine: myth and reality

Published: Dec. 12, 2019, 3 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes 2 seconds

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World War Two’s secret heroes

Published: Dec. 9, 2019, 3 p.m.
Duration: 22 minutes 38 seconds

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Asians in 1980s Britain

Published: Dec. 5, 2019, 3 p.m.
Duration: 22 minutes 41 seconds

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Secrets of the river

Published: Dec. 2, 2019, 3 p.m.
Duration: 26 minutes 49 seconds

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The Mountbattens: success and scandal

Published: Nov. 28, 2019, 3 p.m.
Duration: 41 minutes 21 seconds

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The teashop empire

Published: Nov. 25, 2019, 3 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 39 seconds

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Margaret Beaufort: Mother of the Tudors

Published: Nov. 21, 2019, 3 p.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 31 seconds

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Maoism

Published: Nov. 18, 2019, noon
Duration: 27 minutes 13 seconds

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A history of the United States

Published: Nov. 14, 2019, 3 p.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 54 seconds

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The King: Henry V on film

Published: Nov. 12, 2019, noon
Duration: 35 minutes 16 seconds

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The Pacific War on screen

Published: Nov. 11, 2019, 11 a.m.
Duration: 24 minutes 54 seconds

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The rise and fall of the Berlin Wall

Published: Nov. 7, 2019, 3 p.m.
Duration: 48 minutes 32 seconds

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Treasures of Tutankhamun

Published: Nov. 4, 2019, 3 p.m.
Duration: 22 minutes 58 seconds

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The Fortress: An epic battle of World War I

Published: Oct. 31, 2019, 3 p.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 24 seconds

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The death of Kitchener: a World War One mystery

Published: Oct. 28, 2019, 3 p.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 24 seconds

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Britain in the early 80s

Published: Oct. 24, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 8 minutes 50 seconds

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The House of York

Published: Oct. 21, 2019, 10 a.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 59 seconds

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Bonus Episode: Sequences with consequences

Published: Oct. 19, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 8 seconds

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Slave revolt

Published: Oct. 17, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 29 minutes 12 seconds

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Peter Hennessy on Britain in transition

Published: Oct. 14, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 39 minutes 58 seconds

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Secret listeners

Published: Oct. 10, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 29 minutes 49 seconds

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William Dalrymple on the East India Company

Published: Oct. 7, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 25 seconds

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Catherine the Great: fact and fiction

Published: Oct. 3, 2019, noon
Duration: 27 minutes 34 seconds

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Orlando Figes on the transformation of Europe

Published: Sept. 30, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 46 minutes 15 seconds

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Fake news in World War Two

Published: Sept. 26, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 57 seconds

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The destruction of Pompeii

Published: Sept. 23, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 42 seconds

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Max Hastings on the Dambusters

Published: Sept. 19, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 22 seconds

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Suzannah Lipscomb on women’s lives in Reformation France

Published: Sept. 16, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 57 minutes 18 seconds

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Tom Holland on Christianity’s enduring legacy

Published: Sept. 12, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 48 seconds

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The Crusades, with Dan Jones

Published: Sept. 9, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 1 minute 7 seconds

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Poland, 1939: World War Two begins

Published: Sept. 5, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 45 minutes 39 seconds

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Hitler’s war with Anglo-America

Published: Sept. 2, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 16 seconds

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War trauma

Published: Aug. 29, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 41 minutes 44 seconds

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Chernobyl: the story of a tragedy

Published: Aug. 26, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 25 seconds

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The real Peaky Blinders

Published: Aug. 22, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 45 minutes 58 seconds

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The corner shop revolution

Published: Aug. 19, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 24 minutes 20 seconds

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Peterloo: the story of a massacre

Published: Aug. 15, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 30 seconds

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Britain's key archaeological discoveries

Published: Aug. 12, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 25 seconds

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Gordon Brown on Andrew Carnegie

Published: Aug. 10, 2019, 11 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 31 seconds

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Prisoner dilemmas

Published: Aug. 8, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 32 minutes 2 seconds

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Why black hair matters

Published: Aug. 5, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 22 seconds

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The Zinoviev Letter conspiracy

Published: Aug. 1, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 30 seconds

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Making jokes about Romans

Published: July 29, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 18 minutes 44 seconds

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Charlemagne: medieval empire builder

Published: July 25, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 21 minutes 49 seconds

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Stonewall and the fight for gay rights

Published: July 22, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 41 minutes 24 seconds

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The race to the moon

Published: July 18, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 43 minutes 32 seconds

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An Indian cricket team in imperial Britain

Published: July 15, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 21 seconds

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The battle of Trafalgar

Published: July 11, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 28 seconds

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King killers in America

Published: July 8, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 6 seconds

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AC Grayling on the history of philosophy

Published: July 4, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 14 seconds

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The problem with the Anglo-Saxons

Published: July 1, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 45 minutes 50 seconds

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Victorian freak shows

Published: June 27, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 29 minutes 59 seconds

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Appeasement and the road to World War Two

Published: June 24, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 29 minutes 32 seconds

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The women of Bletchley Park

Published: June 20, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 28 minutes 6 seconds

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At home with the royals

Published: June 17, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 28 minutes 50 seconds

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The story of Madame Tussaud

Published: June 13, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 18 minutes 33 seconds

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The life of Saladin

Published: June 10, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 56 minutes 40 seconds

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A new view of D-Day

Published: June 6, 2019, 10 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 11 seconds

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Monarchy and faith in Tudor England

Published: June 3, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 24 minutes 30 seconds

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Rachel Reeves on women who changed politics

Published: May 30, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 2 seconds

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Jacob Rees-Mogg on the Victorians

Published: May 27, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 48 minutes 33 seconds

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Women in the 1960s

Published: May 23, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 24 seconds

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Gentleman Jack

Published: May 20, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 22 minutes 14 seconds

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Jared Diamond on countries in crisis

Published: May 16, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 47 minutes 58 seconds

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Secrets of Britains castles

Published: May 13, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 36 seconds

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The Rise and Fall of the Boleyns

Published: May 9, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 25 minutes 6 seconds

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Women who made modern Britain

Published: May 6, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 28 minutes 38 seconds

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How population has shaped world history

Published: May 2, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 29 minutes 44 seconds

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The landscape of England

Published: April 29, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 36 seconds

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The Amritsar assassin

Published: April 25, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 23 seconds

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Letters from World War Two leaders

Published: April 22, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 40 minutes 35 seconds

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Notre-Dame

Published: April 18, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 24 minutes 41 seconds

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Melvyn Bragg on Heloise and Abelard

Published: April 15, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 30 minutes 20 seconds

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Exploring Britain’s cathedrals

Published: April 11, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 4 seconds

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The Scottish Clearances

Published: April 8, 2019, 3 p.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 26 seconds

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King John: medieval monster

Published: April 4, 2019, 3 p.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 46 seconds

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World War Two's 'ordinary' soldiers

Published: April 1, 2019, 2:45 p.m.
Duration: 46 minutes 20 seconds

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Rethinking the crusades

Published: March 28, 2019, 1:15 p.m.
Duration: 29 minutes 29 seconds

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The women killed by Jack the Ripper

Published: March 25, 2019, 3:15 p.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 4 seconds

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The global Vikings

Published: March 21, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 46 minutes 33 seconds

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Henry VI: terrible king

Published: March 18, 2019, 10:15 a.m.
Duration: 32 minutes 36 seconds

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Churchill's navy

Published: March 14, 2019, noon
Duration: 46 minutes 20 seconds

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Victorian murder scandal

Published: March 11, 2019, 4 p.m.
Duration: 23 minutes 58 seconds

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Rutger Bregman: historian in the news

Published: March 7, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Duration: 23 minutes 25 seconds

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King George V at war

Published: March 4, 2019, 2:30 p.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 43 seconds

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Schools through time

Published: Feb. 28, 2019, 5:26 p.m.
Duration: 20 minutes 52 seconds

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Bart van Es on The Cut Out Girl

Published: Feb. 25, 2019, 10:29 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 29 seconds

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Medieval warrior queen

Published: Feb. 21, 2019, 3:03 p.m.
Duration: 30 minutes 6 seconds

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A global history of philosophy

Published: Feb. 18, 2019, 10:53 a.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 3 seconds

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Love in Georgian times

Published: Feb. 14, 2019, 5:50 p.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 42 seconds

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Eric Hobsbawm: history and politics

Published: Feb. 11, 2019, 3:49 p.m.
Duration: 45 minutes 55 seconds

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The story of modern Japan

Published: Feb. 7, 2019, 3:35 p.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 26 seconds

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War and music

Published: Feb. 4, 2019, 2:51 p.m.
Duration: 24 minutes 10 seconds

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Bonus Episode: How technology is changing politics

Published: Feb. 2, 2019, 2 p.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 54 seconds

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A Roman woman of great power

Published: Jan. 31, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 9 seconds

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World-changing women

Published: Jan. 28, 2019, 4:02 p.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 14 seconds

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Legacies of the Holocaust

Published: Jan. 24, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
Duration: 47 minutes 38 seconds

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Diversity in history

Published: Jan. 21, 2019, 3:41 p.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 46 seconds

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The story of the Hurricane

Published: Jan. 17, 2019, 1 p.m.
Duration: 25 minutes 31 seconds

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Mary, Queen of Scots’ tragic life

Published: Jan. 14, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 28 seconds

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Published: Oct. 25, 2018, 4:52 p.m.
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Published: Oct. 22, 2018, 2:41 p.m.
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Published: Oct. 18, 2018, 4:44 p.m.
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Published: Oct. 11, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
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Published: Oct. 8, 2018, 8:14 p.m.
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Published: Sept. 17, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
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Published: Aug. 28, 2018, 3:50 p.m.
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Published: Aug. 9, 2018, 4 p.m.
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Published: Aug. 6, 2018, 6:14 p.m.
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Published: Aug. 2, 2018, 12:31 p.m.
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Published: July 23, 2018, 3:58 p.m.
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Published: July 19, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
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Published: July 12, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
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Published: July 5, 2018, 4 p.m.
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Published: July 2, 2018, 4:37 p.m.
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Published: June 18, 2018, 1:13 p.m.
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Published: June 14, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
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Published: June 11, 2018, 3:11 p.m.
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Britain’s Catholic emancipation

Published: June 7, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
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The mystery of Donald Maclean

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Challenging British heroes

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Jane Seymour: Henry VIII’s favourite queen

Published: May 24, 2018, 3:48 p.m.
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The remarkable history of the Netherlands

Published: May 21, 2018, 2:03 p.m.
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Beevor on Arnhem

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The Women Behind Lord Byron

Published: May 14, 2018, 3:43 p.m.
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The Entebbe raid

Published: May 10, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
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The failings of the French Revolution

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500 years of medicine

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Published: April 30, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
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Published: April 19, 2018, 3 p.m.
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Published: April 12, 2018, 3:13 p.m.
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Medieval mystics

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A quick history of France

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Creating the SAS

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Opposing the Nazis

Published: March 26, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
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The history of today

Published: March 22, 2018, 9:52 a.m.
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The postwar world

Published: March 19, 2018, 3:31 p.m.
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The Marshall Plan and the Cold War

Published: March 15, 2018, 4:53 p.m.
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Ruth Ellis: the last woman to be hanged in Britain

Published: March 12, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
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Published: March 8, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
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Music and revolution

Published: March 5, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
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Schama on Civilisations

Published: March 1, 2018, 11:57 a.m.
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Science and suffrage

Published: Feb. 26, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
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The Terracotta Warriors

Published: Feb. 22, 2018, 3:26 p.m.
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BBC Arabic at 80

Published: Feb. 19, 2018, 6:21 p.m.
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The World Cup story

Published: Feb. 15, 2018, 5:03 p.m.
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The Spanish Flu pandemic

Published: Feb. 12, 2018, 5:04 p.m.
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The Pankhursts

Published: Feb. 8, 2018, 2:59 p.m.
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The Suffragettes

Published: Feb. 5, 2018, 5:06 p.m.
Duration: 30 minutes 5 seconds

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Elizabeth’s love rival

Published: Feb. 1, 2018, 5:18 p.m.
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Britain’s secret wartime prison

Published: Jan. 29, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
Duration: 26 minutes 29 seconds

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Living with the oceans

Published: Jan. 25, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
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The story of the Bayeux Tapestry

Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
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Published: Jan. 18, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
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Prisoners of war

Published: Jan. 15, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
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Mary Shelley and her monster

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The tragedy of Lady Jane Grey

Published: Jan. 8, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
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Hamilton: the man behind the musical

Published: Jan. 4, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
Duration: 46 minutes 38 seconds

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Churchill’s darkest hour

Published: Jan. 2, 2018, 4:21 p.m.
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Published: Dec. 25, 2017, 9 a.m.
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Alfred the Great and science at Christmas

Published: Dec. 21, 2017, 3 p.m.
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The origins of civilisation

Published: Dec. 18, 2017, 7:59 p.m.
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Cornwell on Shakespeare

Published: Dec. 14, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
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Eating with Dickens

Published: Dec. 11, 2017, 8:56 p.m.
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Animals that changed us

Published: Dec. 7, 2017, 3:34 p.m.
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Britain on the edge

Published: Dec. 4, 2017, 3:06 p.m.
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Black Tudors

Published: Nov. 30, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
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Victorian medicine

Published: Nov. 27, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
Duration: 32 minutes 2 seconds

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The history of sleep

Published: Nov. 23, 2017, 5:07 p.m.
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Charles II on the run

Published: Nov. 20, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
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Demons and shipwrecks

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Published: Nov. 13, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
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Britain’s Chinese army

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The Last Kamikazes

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How networks shape history

Published: Nov. 2, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
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The search for King Arthur

Published: Oct. 30, 2017, 8:43 p.m.
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The Medici

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The death of Stalin

Published: Oct. 23, 2017, 4:18 p.m.
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The Gunpowder Plot

Published: Oct. 19, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
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Living with the Gods

Published: Oct. 16, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
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Richard III reconsidered

Published: Oct. 12, 2017, 7:03 p.m.
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The Munich Conference

Published: Oct. 9, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
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The world of the Scythians

Published: Oct. 5, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
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Starkey on the Reformation

Published: Oct. 2, 2017, 2:22 p.m.
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Tales of war

Published: Sept. 28, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
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Victoria the matchmaker

Published: Sept. 25, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
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Christianity and the classical world

Published: Sept. 21, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
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The Ukrainian famine

Published: Sept. 18, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
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The Knights Templar

Published: Sept. 14, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
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William Marshal: the greatest knight

Published: Sept. 11, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
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The History Hot 100

Published: Sept. 7, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
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Viking Britain

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A deadly royal favourite?

Published: Aug. 31, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
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Queen Victoria behind closed doors

Published: Aug. 29, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
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Friends or Enemies? Anglo-French relations

Published: Aug. 24, 2017, 3:09 p.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 28 seconds

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Migrating to Britain

Published: Aug. 21, 2017, 4:34 p.m.
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The Jarrow March

Published: Aug. 17, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
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Witchcraft through the ages

Published: Aug. 14, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
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Icelandic murder mystery

Published: Aug. 10, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
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China in World War Two

Published: Aug. 7, 2017, 2:33 p.m.
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The Koh-i-Noor

Published: Aug. 3, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
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Living through Partition

Published: July 31, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
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The lost objects of South Asia

Published: July 27, 2017, 2:58 p.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 27 seconds

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The brilliance of Henry James

Published: July 24, 2017, 1:44 p.m.
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The English in America

Published: July 20, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 30 seconds

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Germany’s World War Two

Published: July 18, 2017, 9:40 a.m.
Duration: 50 minutes 28 seconds

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Voices of the Cold War

Published: July 13, 2017, 5:52 p.m.
Duration: 26 minutes 56 seconds

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A legendary spymaster

Published: July 10, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
Duration: 25 minutes 4 seconds

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Hans Sloane and the British Museum

Published: July 6, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Duration: 43 minutes 8 seconds

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Female flyers in Nazi Germany

Published: July 3, 2017, 12:24 p.m.
Duration: 28 minutes 3 seconds

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Children at war

Published: June 29, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
Duration: 28 minutes 14 seconds

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The Second World War

Published: June 22, 2017, 2:02 p.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 13 seconds

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Jane Austen and Tudor London

Published: June 15, 2017, 9:46 a.m.
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Medieval manuscripts and the First World War

Published: June 8, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
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The Six-Day War and the Great Fire of London

Published: June 1, 2017, 2:49 p.m.
Duration: 56 minutes 32 seconds

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Civil wars and Restoration England

Published: May 25, 2017, 12:47 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 6 seconds

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England’s bloody Reformation

Published: May 18, 2017, 1:57 p.m.
Duration: 44 minutes 51 seconds

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Queen Victoria’s dinners and Henry VIII’s niece

Published: May 11, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Duration: 55 minutes 36 seconds

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Martin Luther and the making of the USA

Published: May 4, 2017, 2:29 p.m.
Duration: 39 minutes 41 seconds

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The Islamic enlightenment

Published: April 27, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 45 seconds

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Historical fiction and a US murder scandal

Published: April 20, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Duration: 56 minutes 18 seconds

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The ‘Father of History’ and India in the British empire

Published: April 13, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
Duration: 51 minutes 58 seconds

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America in World War One and a naval tragedy

Published: April 6, 2017, 11:16 a.m.
Duration: 1 hour 14 minutes 32 seconds

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Women in popular history

Published: March 30, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
Duration: 51 minutes 38 seconds

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Blitzkrieg

Published: March 23, 2017, 2:06 p.m.
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Utopias in history and an environmental disaster

Published: March 16, 2017, 1:53 p.m.
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Postwar occupations and Raleigh bicycles

Published: March 9, 2017, 2:11 p.m.
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The Reformation

Published: March 2, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 35 seconds

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A revolutionary engineer and Victoria’s Indian confidant

Published: Feb. 23, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
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The roots of modern rage

Published: Feb. 16, 2017, 1:16 p.m.
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The impact of war and a zoological institution

Published: Feb. 9, 2017, 8:08 p.m.
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The Russian revolution and myths of ancient Egypt

Published: Feb. 2, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
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The history of puzzles and the extraordinary life of Lady Anne Barnard

Published: Jan. 26, 2017, 3:20 p.m.
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The Battle of Britain

Published: Jan. 19, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
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A history of Istanbul

Published: Jan. 12, 2017, 10:08 a.m.
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The big questions of the Holocaust

Published: Jan. 5, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
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The birth of Eurasia

Published: Dec. 29, 2016, noon
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2016 Christmas history quiz

Published: Dec. 22, 2016, 5:03 p.m.
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Corner shops and Russian ballet

Published: Dec. 15, 2016, 10:25 a.m.
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Historians in parliament

Published: Dec. 8, 2016, 9:38 a.m.
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The attack on Pearl Harbor and physics through the ages

Published: Dec. 1, 2016, 3:12 p.m.
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Arts and Crafts and unusual inventors

Published: Nov. 24, 2016, 3:51 p.m.
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Soviet science and feeding Britain at war

Published: Nov. 17, 2016, 9:24 p.m.
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The wartime SAS and Hitler’s drug addiction

Published: Nov. 10, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
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Black British history and Charles I’s children

Published: Nov. 3, 2016, 6:11 p.m.
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Reporting from war zones

Published: Oct. 27, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
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The Aberfan disaster and women who made history

Published: Oct. 24, 2016, 9:10 a.m.
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Lenin and the Russian revolutions

Published: Oct. 6, 2016, 4:18 p.m.
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Historical television and the battle of Flodden

Published: Sept. 29, 2016, 2:45 p.m.
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Women in politics and Robinson Crusoe

Published: Sept. 22, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
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Cold War summits

Published: Sept. 15, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
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Duration: 56 minutes 7 seconds

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The end of the First World War and the Duke of Wellington

Published: Sept. 1, 2016, 10 a.m.
Duration: 54 minutes 4 seconds

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The Great Fire of London

Published: Aug. 25, 2016, 8:16 p.m.
Duration: 39 minutes 34 seconds

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The Suez crisis and the north of England

Published: Aug. 18, 2016, 6:02 p.m.
Duration: 59 minutes 24 seconds

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The 1920s: Roaring or tame?

Published: Aug. 11, 2016, 4:32 p.m.
Duration: 59 minutes 22 seconds

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The Cold War and the history of philosophy

Published: Aug. 4, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
Duration: 56 minutes 38 seconds

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Jacobites and the Ancient World

Published: July 29, 2016, 8:32 a.m.
Duration: 59 minutes 1 second

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Two King Edwards

Published: July 21, 2016, 3:22 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes 26 seconds

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Paris’s women at war and the Housewives’ League

Published: July 14, 2016, 8:33 p.m.
Duration: 56 minutes 15 seconds

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Britain’s Second World War and the Country House

Published: July 7, 2016, 1:01 p.m.
Duration: 52 minutes 52 seconds

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Battle of the Somme special

Published: June 30, 2016, 3:26 p.m.
Duration: 51 minutes 26 seconds

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The Radium Girls and the cotton revolution

Published: June 23, 2016, 4:27 p.m.
Duration: 52 minutes 16 seconds

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Wolfson History Prizes: Nazi camps and St Augustine

Published: June 16, 2016, 3:26 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 9 minutes 10 seconds

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Operation Barbarossa

Published: June 9, 2016, 11 a.m.
Duration: 48 minutes 56 seconds

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Tudor monarchs and a Medieval civil war

Published: June 2, 2016, 3:36 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes 56 seconds

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Writing history in the 21st century

Published: May 26, 2016, 3:48 p.m.
Duration: 57 minutes 40 seconds

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The battle of Jutland and 1950s domestic dangers

Published: May 19, 2016, 3:52 p.m.
Duration: 54 minutes 26 seconds

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A Victorian murder and a ship that made history

Published: May 12, 2016, 12:50 p.m.
Duration: 56 minutes 5 seconds

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Sykes-Picot and a 17th-century polymath

Published: May 5, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
Duration: 55 minutes 37 seconds

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The history of consumerism and Chinese philosophy

Published: April 28, 2016, 4:15 p.m.
Duration: 51 minutes 14 seconds

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Shakespeare’s world and cricket in South Africa

Published: April 21, 2016, 4:06 p.m.
Duration: 52 minutes 44 seconds

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Student life and working class culture

Published: April 14, 2016, 6:25 p.m.
Duration: 48 minutes 38 seconds

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Charles II and an Atlantic experiment

Published: April 7, 2016, 1:47 p.m.
Duration: 40 minutes

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