historic podcasts

Secrets – and controversies - of Historic Motorsport

Historic racing ace driver and preparer Simon Hadfield joins Kevin Turner, Matt Kew and Edd Straw to discuss the joys...

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A Palace in Flames and London’s gateway to the North

This episode sees historians Dr Suzannah Lipscomb, Dan Cruickshank and Emily Gee explore 2 more locations in the...

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Stonehenge, Lindisfarne and a holy well

Join Dr Suzannah Lipscomb, journalists Hazel Southam and Remona Aly, and Historic England’s Joe Flatman as they begin...

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I do like to be beside the seaside

Join Emma Barnett, Travel & Tourism category judge Dr Bettany Hughes and De Montfort University's Dr Su Barton as...

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Victoria & Abdul, industrial villages & experimental horticulture

Join Emma Barnett to explore more of England’s most important Homes and Gardens, chosen from your nominations by...

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Post-war prefabs & social housing

Join Emma Barnett to explore more of England’s most important Homes and Gardens, chosen from your nominations by...

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The birthplace of the Paralympics and post-war theatre

Join Emma Barnett, Historic England’s Deborah Lamb and De Montfort University's Professor Martin Polley as we delve...

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Royal Processions and Olympic Feats

Join Emma Barnett, Historic England’s Deborah Lamb and De Montfort University's Professor Martin Polley as we delve...

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Stratford, stereo sound and Socialism

Explore Shakespeare’s birthplace, the iconic Abbey Road Studios and a magnificent Mancunian library as Emma Barnett,...

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Austen, Handel and Hendrix

From the village where Austen sat at her tiny writing table to the Mayfair address where two musical greats lived...

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The Brontës, Dickens and the 100 Club

From the wild Yorkshire moors immortalised by the Brontë sisters to Charles Dickens’ Victorian London, as well as a...

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George Orwell and The Hacienda

Hear about the home where George Orwell began his novel 1984 and remember the rave days of “Madchester” at the...

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Tudor treasures and a mighty monument

Historian Dr Suzannah Lipscomb is joined by Dan Cruickshank and Emily Gee to uncover 2 more 'Loss & Destruction'...

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A Bronze Age time capsule and haunting seaside abbeys

Introducing new host Dr Suzannah Lipscomb as she begins Series 2 by exploring England's 'Loss & Destruction'...

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Tragedy and the fight for justice

This episode sees historians Dr Suzannah Lipscomb, Dan Cruickshank and Emily Gee examine the final locations in the...

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A Palace in Flames and London’s gateway to the North

This episode sees historians Dr Suzannah Lipscomb, Dan Cruickshank and Emily Gee explore 2 more locations in the...

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Canterbury, Greensted and Europe’s largest Guru Nanak Gurdwara

Hear about the capital of English Christianity, the oldest wooden church in England and the importance of community...

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Countryfile Magazine: Matt Baker talks sheepdogs

This month, Countryfile’s Matt Baker talks about his bizarre methods for training sheepdogs, fellow presenter Jules...

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Why dealing with conduct issues now can save you time (& stress) later

It is easy to let things slide & have an easier life, BUT it can be costly later on  In this weeks' episode I...

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I do like to be beside the seaside

Join Emma Barnett, Travel & Tourism category judge Dr Bettany Hughes and De Montfort University's Dr Su Barton as...

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