História e Crenças audios

The Gunpowder Plot

On 5 November 1605, a planned assassination attempt on King James I was thwarted. While a group...

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A People's History of Tennis

David Berry joined me on the pod to discuss a people’s history of tennis. From the birth of...

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John F. Kennedy

Fredrik Logevall joined me on the pod to discuss the life and legacy of John F. Kennedy. By the...

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How and Why History: Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan was one of the most feared and most famous warrior kings in history. But how did he...

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When Fidel came to Harlem

Simon Hall joined me on the pod to talk about Fidel Castro’s trip to New York in September...

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Castillo de San Marcos

Allen Arnold joined me on the pod to discuss the Castillo de San Marcos, the oldest masonry fort...

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The Sikh Empire

Priya Atwal joined me on the pod to discuss the Sikh Empire, which stretched throughout...

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A Medieval Education

Eleanor Janega joined me on the pod to discuss the educational institutions of the medieval...

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The Great Famine

Charles Read joined me on the podcast to discuss the economic and political causes of the Great...

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Greek Myths

Natalie Haynes joined me on the podcast to retell the stories of remarkable women at the heart of...

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The Simulmatics Corporation

Jill Lepore joined me on the podcast to discuss The Simulmatics Corporation. Founded in 1959, it...

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The Hunt For The Killers Of Julius Caesar

Peter Stothard joined me on the podcast to discuss the assassination of Julius Caesar. Many men...

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MI9: The Secret Service for Escape and Evasion

Helen Fry joined me on the podcast to talk about the thrilling history of MI9. The WWII...

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War with Margaret MacMillan

Margaret MacMillan joined me on the podcast to discuss the ways in which war has influenced human...

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A President Incapacitated: Woodrow Wilson's Stroke

101 years ago this week, President Woodrow Wilson suffered a serious stroke which left him prone...

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Underland with Robert Macfarlane

Robert Macfarlane joined me on the podcast to talk about his new book, Underland. We talked about...

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1066: Year of Invasions

Emily Ward and Pragya Vohra talk about the history of the Viking invasion of 1066.  ...

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African Europeans with Olivette Otele

Olivette Otele joined me on the podcast to discuss the long African European heritage through the...

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Saving Bletchley Park with Sue Black

Dr Sue Black is a British computer scientist, academic and social entrepreneur. She has been...

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Britain's Oldest Laws

Joanna McNunn joined me on the podcast to discuss the history of some of Britain's oldest and...

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