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A daily history podcast attempting to entertain you through the Covid19 pandemic.

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Archaeologist Simon Verdegem joins us to talk about a decade spent exhuming newly uncovered First World War remains on the Western Front and attempting to give the fallen back their identity. 

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Aaron Edwards joins us to talk about Britain's covert efforts to combat certain Irish Republicans.

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Kat Hill joins us to tell us all about this little-known Christian group named after Menno Simons.

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In a slice of oral history, Andrew Fox joins us to talk about his military career, from fighting insurgents in Afghanistan to becoming a paratrooper.

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Alex Christofi joins us to talk about the life and world of literary giant Fyodor Dostoevsky 

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Marcos Martinon-Torres joins us to discuss these iconic Chinese artefacts. 

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London was not the only city bombed in WW2, far from it. Marc Connaughan joins us to talk all about the effect of air raids on Scotland's second city.

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The C-47 was the workhorse of the Second World War and a D-Day (and everywhere else) veteran is nearing completion of a lengthy restoration to flight in Coventry. Matt takes Hedge Hopping on the road to meet up with Charlie Walker and find out the last on the exciting restoration of Night Fight. Be warned, there is a lot of riveting nose in this episode. Boney makes no apologies for this, there is an aircraft to finish!

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Caleb Howells joins us to talk about his book, which attempts to weed the truth from the endless legend surrounding King Arthur. 

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Violet Fenn joins us to talk all about the cultural history of the Vampire and all things connected to it. So that's a lot of blood, sex, and people being buried when they're not dead... 

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